Kazakhstan Parliament’s lower chamber, the Majilis, has ratified the Agreement on Extradition of Convicts between Kazakhstan and Italy.
Italian citizen Flavio Sidagni who was released on parole in August will stay in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani Senate has questioned the safety and security of electronic tagging devices.
A specialized district court of South Kazakhstan Oblast sentenced the 27 y.o. mother who sold four of her children.
A US jury on Monday returned the first conviction over the 2013 Boston Marathon attacks, finding a friend of the prime suspect guilty of obstructing the investigation into the bombings.
Press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Astana informed that former convicts will build the facilities for EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.
An Iranian businessman convicted of masterminding a $2.6 billion banking scam, the biggest fraud case in the country's history, was hanged on Saturday, state media reported.
The Ministry of Interior Affairs suggested introducing new regulations considering the appearance of convicts into the New Criminal Code.
A US jury convicted a California businessman Wednesday of selling stolen trade secrets to Chinese firms so they could develop a pigment used to whiten a wide range of products.
A Chinese court on Tuesday convicted an obstetrician of abducting newborn babies and gave her a suspended death sentence.
Pussy Riot bandmember Maria Alyokhina, who was freed from prison Monday under a Kremlin-backed amnesty, slammed the measure as a mere publicity stunt and said that she would have preferred to remain in prison.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has ratified the treaty with China on transferring Kazakhstani convicts to Kazakhstan.
Penal Reform International will change the lives of prisoners in Kazakhstan, helping the country in its effort to humanize the penal system.
A Moscow court on Thursday convicted Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky of tax evasion, provoking fresh outrage more than three years after his prison death.
A Russian court is expected to convict a dead man on Thursday, completing the posthumous trial of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
The US state of Texas on Wednesday executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital punishment is in decline elsewhere.
A German fantasist who impersonated a member of the Rockefeller family, an English aristocrat and a Hollywood film producer, was convicted Wednesday of murdering his California landlord in 1985.
Detention of one convict in the prison cost Kazakhstan budget 580 thousand tenge ($3,9 thousand) in 2012.
Former Argentine president Carlos Menem was convicted on Friday of orchestrating arms smuggling while in office.
The man behind the anti-Islam video blamed for sparking deadly protests in the Muslim world was jailed in the US for a year Wednesday for breaching the terms of his probation for a previous offense.
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