A Kazakh-Spanish film about Soviet-era Spaniards held prisoners in a labor camp on the territory of present day Kazakhstan has won an award at the Jakarta Film Festival.
Kazakhstani-Spanish The Forgotten of Karaganda documentary film has been awarded at the California Film Awards as the Best Documentary,
Five Guantanamo detainees have been released to Kazakhstan.
An American held hostage for six months in North Korea arrived home after his surprise release.
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.
Kazakhstan has recently introduced changes to the Criminal Code. In this regard, the state will allocate $13 million for electronic tagging devices for monitoring convicts.
Sixty-three Palestinian prisoners have suspended the hunger strike which they have observed in Israeli jails since late April, one of their lawyers said.
The White House apologized for keeping lawmakers in the dark regarding the exchange of an American soldier for five Taliban fighters, senators said Tuesday, as controversy grew over the issue.
The Ministry of Interior Affairs suggested introducing new regulations considering the appearance of convicts into the New Criminal Code.
Amir Ismagulov, the father of Azamat Tazhayakov, a Kazakhstani student arrested in Boston, has finally received his visa after 45 days of waiting.
Brainwashed from birth, under constant surveillance, cowed by the all-embracing state and facing the spectre of disappearing forever in its vast network of camps if they step out of line.
Kazakhstan national Asel Abdygapparova convicted for life in prison in the US is awaiting retrial and possible reduction of jail sentence.
Kazakhstan has the highest incarceration rate in Central Asia.
President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday the compromise US budget bill recently negotiated by feuding lawmakers and a massive defense measure that takes a step toward ultimate closure of Guantanamo.
Israel will announce plans for new settlement construction next week, coinciding with the release of a third batch of Palestinian prisoners as part of peace talks, an official said Thursday.
Kazakhstan is considering setting up production of electronic monitoring ankle-bracelets in one of its prisons.
Spanish courts are releasing serial rapists and killers under a European human rights ruling, terrifying their victims as authorities warn the convicts risk reoffending.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has ratified the treaty with China on transferring Kazakhstani convicts to Kazakhstan.
Doctors and nurses tasked with monitoring the health of terror suspects were complicit in abuses committed at prisons run by the Pentagon and the CIA.
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