Four media outlets facing libel claims over Nursultan Nazarbayev reports

Complaints filed by charity named after ex-president reopen the debate over legal action against public interest journalism

Four media outlets in the UK and the US are facing libel claims after publishing investigative reports into allegations about the assets of a fund named after the former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), openDemocracy and the Telegraph received several “pre-action” letters between May and August claiming their reporting was inaccurate and caused financial losses to a UK-registered company.

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