Penal Reform International (PRI) Central Asia and the Coalition of Kazakhstan NGOs against torture are pleased to announce that on 14 September 2011 in Astana a round table will be held on «Improvement of mechanisms to investigate cases of torture in the Republic of Kazakhstan». The event is kindly supported by the European Union.
The Main goal of event is to assess the current situation and progress on the reforms made by the State in order to prevent torture, particularly in strengthening mechanisms to investigate cases of torture. Participants will discuss investigative jurisdiction of torture, the distribution of functional responsibilities between the prosecution and law enforcement agencies, public participation in the investigation of torture, and ensuring transparency of procedural safeguards.
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