European Court of Human Rights holds Extradition to Kazakhstan is Unlawful

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Saturday, May 1, 2010
Author: 
Henning Schaum
Volume: 
26
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 
On November 19, 2009, The European Court of Human Rights decided that Ukraine would violate the European Convention on Human Rights if it extradited Mr. Amir Damirovich Kaboulov to Kazakhstan. On June 28, 2003, Kaboulov, a citizen of Kazakhstan, was accused, in his absence, of having committed murder under Article 96(1) of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan for killing Zh.U.Zh in Kazakhstan. The Ministry of the Interior of Kazakhstan issued an international search warrant for Kaboulov on suspicion of his having committed aggravated murder, involving capital punishment as a sanction...more...