Crime & Justice

2017-11-15
2017-11-15

Kazakhstan busts suspects accused of trafficking drugs on 'dark web'

Authorities are keeping a close eye on a shadowy part of the internet that requires special software to access, making it an ideal platform for criminals of all sorts.


2017-11-07
2017-11-07

Kyrgyz prison workers receive UN training to rehabilitate convicted extremists

The UN is helping rehabilitate convicted extremists, observers say.


2017-10-16
2017-10-16

Kazakhstan strives to strengthen rule of law in fight against terrorism

Officials and criminal justice scholars are discussing ways of protecting human rights as a means to preventing violent extremism and radicalisation.


2017-07-19
2017-07-19

Tajikistan increases scrutiny of pharmacies as part of anti-drug effort

Tajik authorities are concerned about new synthetic drugs, which are 'especially dangerous for youth', say specialists.


2017-07-17
2017-07-17

Tajikistan to install checkpoints as part of anti-drug campaign

The new effort is part of the country's annual anti-drug Operation Kuknor, which is run in two phases, from May 20-August 30 and September 1-November 30.


2017-06-12
2017-06-12

International specialists help Kazakhstan battle extremism in prisons

Preventing prison inmates from radicalising each other was the topic at a May 30 forum in Astana.


2017-05-12
2017-05-12

New reforms to Uzbekistan's judicial system attempt to address deficiencies

The changes stem from constitutional amendments and judicial reforms that President Shavkat Mirziyoyev introduced in April.


2017-03-10
2017-03-10

Uzbekistan steps up anti-drug efforts among youth

Law enforcers and experts are especially concerned about the synthetic drugs called Spice, which are alarmingly popular among youth.


2017-02-17
2017-02-17

Uzbekistan implements new anti-corruption strategy

The strategy calls on officials to improve anti-corruption measures and fight religious extremism, terrorism and organised crime.


2016-10-31
2016-10-31

Uzbekistan deprives extremists of drug-trafficking profits

A new project is meant to choke off a source of terrorist funding.


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