An appeal to the heads of law enforcement agencies in Ukraine

An appeal to the heads of law enforcement agencies in Ukraine

27.03.2014

We are deeply concerned over the deterioration of the international reputation of Ukraine connected to the extradition of refugees and prisoners of conscience to countries with a low level of democracy.

Spain intends to repeal universal jurisdiction: A huge step backwards in the sphere of human rights protection?

Spain intends to repeal universal jurisdiction: A huge step backwards in the sphere of human rights protection?

21.03.2014

Under pressure from the Chinese authorities, the Spanish Parliament is hurriedly preparing an amendment to the Judiciary Act. It is planning to do away with the principle of universal jurisdiction, which allows Spanish courts to prosecute the gravest crimes committed beyond its borders.

Political prisoner Vadim Kuramshin reports systematic pressure from the colony administration

Political prisoner Vadim Kuramshin reports systematic pressure from the colony administration

17.03.2014

Due to several penalties imposed on human rights defender, Vadim Kuramshin and possible further provocations, he may be refused a transfer to a more lenient ‘general regime’ within his penal colony.

Kazakhstan lobby contrives a case against BTA Bank in Ukraine in order to oppress the opposition

Kazakhstan lobby contrives a case against BTA Bank in Ukraine in order to oppress the opposition

17.03.2014

Through the law firm ‘Ilyashev and Partners, the Kazakh party submitted to Ukrainian investigators information and personal data of accused parties; written criminal charges and requests for extradition;

Tatiana Paraskevich was granted international protection, but is still in custody due to the prosecutor’s suspicious persistence

Tatiana Paraskevich was granted international protection, but is still in custody due to the prosecutor’s suspicious persistence

20.02.2014

Tatiana Paraskevich, a former colleague of the opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov, is currently under international protection in the Czech Republic and cannot be rendered to Ukraine or the Russian Federation.

The Open Dialogue Foundation expresses its condolences to the relatives of the deceased journalist Igor Larra

The Open Dialogue Foundation expresses its condolences to the relatives of the deceased journalist Igor Larra

26.11.2013

The official cause of death of Kazakh journalist Igor Larra has not yet been confirmed to his family. During his life, Larra was threatened repeatedly and attacked in connection with his professional activity.

The Open Dialogue Foundation demands that Vladimir Kozlov be immediately transferred to a colony in close proximity to his place of residence

The Open Dialogue Foundation demands that Vladimir Kozlov be immediately transferred to a colony in close proximity to his place of residence

10.10.2013

Political prisoner, Kazakh opposition leader Vladimir Kozlov has been systematically and unlawfully denied a transfer to a colony in close proximity to his place of residence in Almaty Province

The unlawful deportation of Alma Shalabayeva was the result of a targeted special operation carried out by Kazakh and Italian security forces

The unlawful deportation of Alma Shalabayeva was the result of a targeted special operation carried out by Kazakh and Italian security forces

03.09.2013

The wife and daughter of Mukhtar Ablyazov in Italy were under close surveillance. International human rights organisations and the United Nations have expressed serious concern about the ‘extraordinary rendition’ of Mukhtar Ablyazov’s wife and daughter to Kazakhstan.

Tatyana Paraskevich case: former colleague of opposition politician, Mukhtar Ablyazov seeks political asylum in the Czech Republic

Tatyana Paraskevich case: former colleague of opposition politician, Mukhtar Ablyazov seeks political asylum in the Czech Republic

18.08.2013

A decision was ratified by a Czech court to extradite Tatyana Paraskevich, former colleague of Kazakhstan opposition politician, Mukhtar Ablyazov to Ukraine

The life and health of Alexander Pavlov are under threat due to his possible extradition to Kazakhstan on politically motivated charges

The life and health of Alexander Pavlov are under threat due to his possible extradition to Kazakhstan on politically motivated charges

11.08.2013

Alexander Pavlov’s lawyers appealed against the decision of a Spanish court on his extradition to Kazakhstan. The former security chief and confidant of opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov is a valuable source of information for the law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan

The case of Zaure Akpenbetova: former BTA Bank employee faces charges in connection with the criminal prosecution of Mukhtar Ablyazov

The case of Zaure Akpenbetova: former BTA Bank employee faces charges in connection with the criminal prosecution of Mukhtar Ablyazov

05.08.2013

Former employee of Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank, Zaure Akpenbetova may face extradition to Kazakhstan in connection with the charges she has been presented with in the criminal case of a prominent opposition politician, Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Kazakh authorities demand the extradition of Alexandr Pavlov

Kazakh authorities demand the extradition of Alexandr Pavlov

04.07.2013

Kazakh authorities are trying to extradite Mukhtar Ablyazov’s former bodyguard Alexandr Pavlov. In view of the vague nature of the charges, the Open Dialogue Foundation calls upon the authorities of the Kingdom of Spain to prevent the extradition of A. Pavlov to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Alma Shalabayeva’s case may be deemed to be politically motivated

Kazakhstan: Alma Shalabayeva’s case may be deemed to be politically motivated

30.06.2013

The criminal proceedings against the wife of fugitive Kazakh opposition leader, Mukhtar Ablyazov, bear features of a political order. Ablyazov’s six-year-old daughter, Alua Ablyazova, may also be the victim of political conflict.

On 29 May Alma was captured by Italians, on 30 May criminal proceedings were initiated against her, and on 31 May she and her child were trafficked from Italy to Kazakhstan

On 29 May Alma was captured by Italians, on 30 May criminal proceedings were initiated against her, and on 31 May she and her child were trafficked from Italy to Kazakhstan

02.06.2013

Although the MFA stated on 1 June that they knew nothing about the kidnapping of Alma and her child, I have found out that during the flight they were accompanied by 2 employees of the embassy of Kazakhstan in Italy

The life of human rights defender Vadim Kuramshin is in danger

The life of human rights defender Vadim Kuramshin is in danger

05.03.2013

The Appellate Court upheld the guilty verdict against the human rights defender Vadim Kuramshin. Soon, he is going to be transported to the high-security penal colony EC 164/4. Now, friends and relatives of the Kazakh human rights activist fear possible reprisals against him.

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