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Vladimir Kozlov faces 9 years’ imprisonment with confiscation of property

Vladimir Kozlov faces 9 years’ imprisonment with confiscation of property

The trial in the case of the oppositionists enters its final stage – closing arguments. The state prosecution has prematurely announced V. Kozlov guilty of committing all the criminal offences under the stated articles and asked the court to sentence the opposition leader to 9 years’ imprisonment

Kazakhstan: Ensure Fair Trial for Opposition Activists, Oil Worker

Kazakhstan: Ensure Fair Trial for Opposition Activists, Oil Worker

(Moscow) –­ Kazakhstan authorities have an obligation to ensure that the trial of two political opposition activists and an oil worker, starting on August 16, 2012, is fair and public and that the defendants’ due process rights are fully respected, Human Rights Watch said today.