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EXTRA 14/94 - Kazakhstan: fear of imminent execution: Tagirov, Zinayev, Obedkov (first names unknown)

, Index number: EUR 57/002/1994

The above named men were sentenced to death by the Regional Court of Pavlodor region, and according to Russian press sources an appeal to the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan was rejected within the last two months. The dates of the original trial and appeal hearing are not known. Although they have the right to petition the President of Kazakhstan, to Amnesty International's knowledge, the death sentence is not automatically suspended while such petitions are under consideration.

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