Entries tagged with “Kazakhstan

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Sep 29, 2020

Kazakhstan Signs Global Treaty to Abolish Death Penalty

The Republic of Kazakhstan has joined the ranks of nations that have for­mal­ly com­mit­ted to abol­ish­ing the death penal­ty. On September 23, 2020, in con­junc­tion with the 75th ses­sion of the United Nations Genera…

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Jan 03, 2021

NEWS BRIEF — Kazakhstan Abolishes the Death Penalty

After a sev­en­teen-year mora­to­ri­um on exe­cu­tions, the Republic of Kazakhstan has for­mal­ly abol­ished the death penal­ty. On January 2, 2021, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev added his sig­na­ture to a bill pass…