Kazakhstan has changed its legislature to huminize the justice system by differentiating between crimincal misdemeanor and criminal offence. The first is supposed to be punished by arrest but there are no detention homes in Kazakhstan. Even more, the courts will gain the right to order arrest for misdemeanors only starting January 1, 2017. That is, two years from now.
Turkish authorities arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls.
A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.