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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 Monday that many defendants claim they were subjected...
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
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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 against Torture, a panel that monitors
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, said that she believed authorities would seek...