Crime & Justice

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.


2016-10-26
2016-10-26

Kazakhstan puts extremism, terror suspects on trial

Radicals accused of involvement in the summertime Aktobe and Almaty terrorist attacks are going on trial.


2016-10-17
2016-10-17

Uzbekistan to pardon thousands of prisoners

The amnesty won't apply to convicted extremists and terrorists, officials say.


2016-09-22
2016-09-22

UN supports Kyrgyz fight against extremism

The UN recently launched a project to strengthen Kyrgyz confidence in the police and to protect youth from extremism.


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