Belarus – Plane “Hijacking”: FIDU, ODF and Supolka Call on EU Leaders to React Stiffly

Belarus – Plane “Hijacking”: FIDU, ODF and Supolka Call on EU Leaders to React Stiffly

24.05.2021
On Sunday, May 23th 2021, the Belarusian authorities forced a plane of the Ireland-based Ryanair which was traveling on the Athens-Vilnius route to divert its route and land in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, in order to arrest Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist and exiled dissident who was on board. The plane was flying over Belarus […]
Kazakhstan and the death penalty: reform of the criminal code counters the abolitionist tendency

Kazakhstan and the death penalty: reform of the criminal code counters the abolitionist tendency

01.07.2014
The Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan allows the application of the death penalty for two categories of crime: terror attacks entailing loss of life, and capital felonies committed during wartime.