February 1, 2001


Vienna, 01/02/2001

As the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Centre in Kazakhstan, informed the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), the Parliament decided to postpone the debate in the Parliament of the amendments proposed by the Government of Kazakhstan to the “Law on the Mass Media. SEEMO welcomes the decision.

Mass media are a vital part of every democracy. For SEEMO is every form of limiting of the freedom of expression and access to information a limitation of basic human rights.