ODF: Report on misuse of the Interpol system © mukhtarablyazov.org

Kazakh authorities are exploiting the legal mechanisms of the International Criminal Police Organisation in order to persecute opponents of the regime.

Source: ODF

This report was prepared on the basis of information, collected by representatives of the ‘Open Dialog’ Foundation during negotiations and personal meetings with the counsels of Alma Shalabayeva, Tatiana Paraskevich, Muratbek Ketebayev and Alexandr Pavlov. Employees of the Foundation were able to meet personally with Tatiana Paraskevich in a pre-trial detention facility. The report was also prepared on the basis of the documentation provided by lawyers and other independent sources. Representatives of the ‘Open Dialog’ Foundation participated as observers at the extradition hearing of Alexandr Pavlov, which was held on 22 July, 2013, in Madrid.