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Spain set to extradite man to Kazakhstan despite torture risk

Headline Title:  Spain set to extradite man to Kazakhstan despite torture risk 08 November 2013 The decision by Spain’s high court to extradite an asylum-seeker to Kazakhstan, despite compelling evidence that it would place him at risk of torture, violates international law and must be reversed immediately, Amnesty International said.Spain’s high court (Audiencia Nacional) today approved the extradition request for Aleksandr Pavlov, 37, the former head of security for the Kazakhstani opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov, who fled the Central Asian country in 2009."Kazakhstan’s record…

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