About 100 people gathered near the building of the Academy of Sciences in Almaty to demand the re-election of the mayor of the city, which was approved by the mayor's office, the portal "Adyrna" reports with reference to orda.kz.
There are few police officers in the area where the rally is in the area, mobile communication is not closed.
This is the first precedent in the history of Kazakhstan that the mayor allowed a rally against him.
The rally in Almaty began with a minute of silence in memory of those killed in the bloody January events.
People are still gathering on the square in front of the Academy of Sciences in Almaty. Protesters are demanding the resignation of newly appointed mayor Yerbolat Dossayev. They protect the right of citizens to elect akims.
Protesters called Dossayev a "walking man" who was blamed for the outbreak of HIV among children in Shymkent and land rallies six years ago.
National portal "Adyrna"