The death penalty was abolished in Kazakhstan: what will now be the most severe punishment in the country
Also in Kazakhstan, a ban on early release of persons who had previously received the death penalty was imposed.
The upper house of the Kazakh parliament voted in favor of a law abolishing the death penalty. The amendments proposed to exclude the death penalty from all articles of the Republic's Criminal Code.
Also in Kazakhstan, a ban was imposed on the early release of persons who had previously received the death penalty.
“From the Criminal Code, Article 47” The death penalty “is completely excluded as an exceptional measure of punishment. the person was convicted “, – says the conclusion of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial System and Law Enforcement Agencies of the Senate.
From now on in Kazakhstan the most severe punishment will be life imprisonment.
” Complete abolition of the death penalty in the Republic of Kazakhstan will contribute to the harmonization of national legislation with accepted international legal obligations and ensuring human rights and guarantees of the highest constitutional value – the right to life, “the Senate committee emphasizes.
with the Second Optional Protocol to the International the UN Pact on Civil and Political Rights, aimed at the abolition of the death penalty. It should be noted that Kazakhstan ratified this protocol in January 2021.
Let us remind you that coal was sent from Kazakhstan to Ukraine by sea, the transit of which was previously blocked by Russia.