Non-democratic states carry out political persecution through the Interpol system. Both human rights NGOs and intergovernmental organisations have been working on this problem for several years. Finally, the reform of Interpol got underway.
- Reforms in Ukraine
- Persecution of lawyers
- "Meal For a Doctor" campaign
- Vlad Plahotniuc
- Freedom of speech
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Human rights
- Igor Vinyavskiy
- Humanitarian aid
- Oppression of the opposition
- Vladimir Kozlov
- Bolat Atabayev
- Vadim Kuramshin
- Alexandr Pavlov
- Mukhtar Ablyazov
- Muratbek Ketebayev
- Election observation
- Alma Shalabayeva
- Tatyana Paraskevich
- Zaure Akpenbetova
- Election monitoring
- Ukrainian World
- Oleg Sentsov
- Nadiya Savchenko
- Zinaida Mukhortova
- Rafis Kashapov
- Nadia Savchenko
- Bota Jardemalie
- Rule of law in Poland
- Magnitsky Act
- Polish judiciary
On behalf of the Open Dialog Foundation, non-governmental human rights organisation, we would like to congratulate you on your election as the new UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Below, we list political opponents, their families and colleagues, persecuted by the Kazakh authorities and president Nursultan Nazarbayev through the misuse of the INTERPOL system in the European Union in the years 2012-2015.
11.03.2015 Muratbek Ketebayev left Spain and went back to Poland, where since December 2013 he has a refugee status. It ended the procedure, through which the regime of Nursultan Nazarbayev tried to obtain Ketebayev’s extradition from Spain to Kazakhstan.
On 17.02.2015, upon an invitation from the Bar Council in Zaragoza (Spain), Muratbek Ketebayev, Alexandr Pavlov, and Jędrzej Czerep of the Open Dialog Foundation attended the conference on the “Situation of Human Rights in Kazakhstan: Right of Asylum”.
The efforts of the Open Dialog Foundation which, in its activities, opposes the use of Interpol by authoritarian countries, standing up in the defence of political refugees and pleading for a reform of Interpol, have not gone unnoticed by Do Rzeczy.
A court in Madrid has ordered the release of the Kazakh dissident, Muratbek Ketebayev from custody. Thus, the judges found the arguments of the Spanish Embassy in Poland, which had confirmed the day before that he enjoys refugee status in Poland and called for his release. Ketebayev regained his fre
The polskieradio.pl portal announced the release from prison of the Kazakh opposition member, Muratbek Ketebayev. The judges recognised the arguments of the Polish Embassy in Madrid, which intervened in Ketebayev’s case.
In the current week, Members of the European Parliament from two political groups have intervened in the case of Mr Muratbek Ketebayev, Kazakh political and social activist, who was arrested on December 27, 2014, in Madrid.
At the plenary session in Strasbourg on Monday (12.01), the MEP Róża Thun spoke in defence of the Kazakh activist and oppositionist Muratbek Ketebayev, detained on 27th December 2014 in Madrid. In her intervention, Thun appealed to Spanish MEPs whilst relying on the non-refoulement principle protect
The Spanish senator Urko Aiartza has filed a written inquiry concerning the Kazakh activist and oppositionist Muratbek Ketebayev.
In a letter to the Spanish Minister of Justice Rafael Catala, Polish MPs expressed their concern over the detention of Kazakh activist Muratbek Ketebayev in Spain, who has been granted refugee status in Poland.
Another Kazakh dissident has been arrested by Spanish police on the basis of an Interpol letter, citing false criminal allegations as reasons for the detention. The court ordered the incarceration of Ketebayev in a detention facility for the pendency of the proceedings where the living conditions po
One of the leaders of the Alga! party along with Vladimir Kozlov, a former colleague of Mukhtar Ablyazov. He sought the support for the striking oil workers in Zhanaozen. He was accused of preparing terrorist attacks together with Alexandr Pavlov and Mukhtar Ablyazov in Almaty in 2012.
Following an interrogation in the prosecutor’s office, the Kazakh opposition politician Muratbek Ketebayev has been released from police custody. The District Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin found no grounds under which the arrest could be warranted
Former Deputy Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan was detained by the police on Wednesday at the request of the authorities of his country. – Muratbek Ketebayev is being persecuted for his political activities – says a human rights organisation.
On 12 June, 2013, at approx. 5.00 p.m. local time, a renowned Kazakh politician and oppositionist Muratbek Ketebayev was arrested in Lublin (Poland). The custody report doesn’t indicate the reasons which served as the basis for taking such a harsh measure.
In connection with the criminal case against opposition politician Muratbek Ketebayev, the staff of the National Security Committee have sealed-off offices and confiscated the propertyof several independent medias and opposition groups
Italian Senator Barbara Contini and Italian Deputy Aldo Di Biagio meet delegation from Kazakhstan to discuss human rights and opposition repression issues
The President of the Social Foundation ‘Civic Activity’ Muratbek Ketebaev commented on the situation around charges of terrorism filed against the opposition leaders of Kazakhstan.
In early March 2012 the international community placed high expectations on Kazakhstan. But the situation began to change dramatically after the prominent opposition leaders