Kazakhstan: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Seventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2010

Index Number: EUR 57/001/2009

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International raises concerns about legal developments relating to judicial review of the decision to detain a person. The organization also describes concerns related to persistent allegations of ill-treatment of detainees by law enforcement forces and failure to effectively investigate such allegations; and human rights violations in the context of national security and the fight against terrorism, especially in relation to refugees and asylum-seekers, and religious minorities.

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