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UN condemns Kazakh expulsion of Uzbek detainees
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ALMATY Kazakhstan (AP) - Kazakhstan has violated its international human rights commitments by extraditing 29 asylum-seekers to the neighboring authoritarian state of Uzbekistan, a U.N. panel says. The deportees face possible ill-treatment, the Committee... Read More

HRW: Kazakh riot trial marred by torture claims
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ALMATY Kazakhstan (AP) - A prominent human rights group has condemned the conviction of 34 people accused of rioting in Kazakhstan's western oil town last year. Human Rights Watch said in a statement Tuesday that the court should have Full version... Read More

Human Rights Watch urges Kazakh trial suspension
Posted on 23 Apr 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ALMATY Kazakhstan (AP) - A prominent international advocacy group has urged Kazakhstan to suspend the ongoing trial of 37 people accused of mounting mass riots in a western oil town last year. New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a statement... Read More

Date set for Kazakhstan opposition leader's trial
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ALMATY Kazakhstan (AP) - Supporters of Kazakhstan opposition leader Vladimir Kozlov said Saturday that his trial on charges of seeking to overthrow the Central Asian nation's government is set to begin next week. Kozlov's wife, Aliya Turusbekova... Read More

Central Asian Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (CnAs)

Welcome to our Central Asian Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this emerging region that is rich in natural resources and in the history and culture of the Silk Road! Whether you are new to working in the region... Read More