Complaints about tortures are confirmed in less than 2% cases - attorneys for human rights

Date: 17:14, 10-12-2014.

Almaty. December 10. KazTAG - Complaints about tortures in Kazakhstan are confirmed in less than 2% of cases, said Tatyana Chernobil, independent expert, member of NGO coalition of Kazakhstan against tortures.
"The prosecution offices annually get up to 600 complaints about tortures, the NGO coalition- 350-400. But only 2% of them are investigated, the facts are confirmed in still less cases," she said.
"The response of the state to the signals about tortures and changes in this field have been noticeable in 2014". The national preventive mechanism on tortures  in jails has been launched this year.

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