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Kazakhstan: No accountability for entrenched torture

Headline Title:  Kazakhstan: No accountability for entrenched torture 11 July 2013 Amnesty International has accused the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbaev, of pulling the wool over the eyes of the international community in his government’s promise to eradicate torture and fully investigate the lethal force by police. In a report published today, Amnesty International exposes how the security forces act with impunity and how torture in detention centres is rife. The report, Old habits: The routine use of torture and other ill-treatment in Kazakhstan, details how at least…

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