Penal Reform International believes Kazakhstan should abolish the death penalty completely, even though there is a moratorium on capital punishment in the country.
Kazakhstan Senate Speaker Tokayev has arrived in Geneva to speak about Kazakhstan's position on the crisis in Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would not cooperate with Russia in the case of fugitive Kazakh banker, who will be be extradited to either Ukraine or Russia.
The trial of Rakhat Aliyev in Vienna, former Kazakhstan's ambassador to Austria, has been delayed for an unspecified period of time.
Many of the documents purported to show a conspiracy against Aliyev, former son-in-law of Kazakhstan President, have been found forged by a famous forgery expert.
The poster advertising a gay bar in Kazakhstan depicting a Kazakh composer and a Russian poet kissing has mostly angered the public in Kazakhstan. Now the Kazakh descendant of the composer claims 1mln tenge in damages from the poster creators.
Lawyers of Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov have filed a number of complaints against Aix-en-Provence judges.
President of Kazakshtan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the new Criminal Code on July 3.
Expert opinions are not going to be subject to prosecution under the new amendments introducing up to 12 years of imprisonment for spreading rumors.
Investigative arrest of Nazarbayev’s former son-in-law and ex-ambassador to Austria Rakhat Aliyev has been extended by the Vienna Regional Court.
According to Austrian law, in case Aliyev is found guilty of the murder of two Kazakhstani bankers, he will spend at least 20 years behind bars.
Austrian prosecutors have asked Kazakhstan not to interfere with their investigation against Rakhat Aliyev into the kidnap murder case of two Kazakh bankers Zholdas Timraliyev and Aibar Khasenov.
Kazakhstan has sent documents pointing to the involvement of Rakhat Aliyev in the murder of a Kazakh opposition leader Sarsenbayev to Austria.
Nearly 300 billion tenge ($1.6 billion) has been embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013.
Russian and Ukrainian representatives will be able to attend the court hearings in Lyon involving the former head of Kazakhstani BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.
Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations will be punishable by law in Kazakhstan according to the First Deputy Prosecutor General Iogan Merkel.
Citizens accused of embezzling state property will be able to avoid imprisonment in case they fully compensate for it.
At a meeting of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan it was announced that according to international estimates the money offshored from Kazakhstan amounts to $138 billion.
The city of Almaty has filed a lawsuit against its former mayor Victor Khrapunov in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi is in hot water with the justice system again after mocking the community service he has been ordered to do for tax fraud, media reports said.
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