13 thousand convicts to be given an amnesty for 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independency

28 марта 2011, 16:46
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Nearly 13 thousand convicts will be amnestied on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Independence of Kazakhstan, a Tengrinews.kz journalist reports, citing the first deputy prosecutor-general of Kazakhstan as saying at a human rights round-table meeting.

“About 13 thousand convicts will be amnestied. 2,200 of them will be released from places of confinement,” said Iogan Merkel today.

There have been 9 amnesties during the 20 years of independence in Kazakhstan, he said.

The forthcoming amnesty was initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev on March 15 at the Security Council meeting.

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