Kazakhstan

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Overview

The rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly remained severely limited and human rights organizations and trade unions faced restrictions. Torture and other ill-treatment remained widespread. People with disabilities continued to face challenges in claiming their basic human rights. LGBTI people faced high levels of discrimination and abuse. Asylum seekers fleeing human rights abuses in China faced imprisonment and discrimination.

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Abolitionist for ordinary crimes

Retains the death penalty only for serious crimes, such as those committed during times of war

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