Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz-Republic-(Kyrgyzstan) http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Human Rights Office Critical of Draft LGBT Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404177_text Freedom of speech; International organizations; LGBT rights - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404177_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Increased Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403928_text Organized crime and gangs; Sex offenses; Women's rights - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403928_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Implementation of Jury Trials Postponed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403239_text Crime and law enforcement - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403239_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402972_text Human trafficking - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402972_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): U.N. Commissioner Urges Respect for Defendants' Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402927_text Crime and law enforcement - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402927_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Animal Sacrifice for Improvement of Legislative Work http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402654_text Legislative power - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402654_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Law on Public Demonstrations Approved http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540486_text Constitution - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On June 12, 2008, the Kyrgyz Law on Peaceful Public Gatherings was amended with a provision that defines the procedure for applying to local authorities for permits to hold a public rally. According to the amendment,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540486_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Weapons for Members of Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540311_text Legislative power - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On June 12, 2008, the Kyrgyz Law on Peaceful Public Gatherings was amended with a provision that defines the procedure for applying to local authorities for permits to hold a public rally. According to the amendment, On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540311_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Cell Phone Ban in Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540246_text Legislative power - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On June 12, 2008, the Kyrgyz Law on Peaceful Public Gatherings was amended with a provision that defines the procedure for applying to local authorities for permits to hold a public rally. According to the amendment, On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures. The members of the Dzhogorku Kenesh, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan, will be forbidden to use cell phones during legislative sessions under an amendment to the rules of procedure. A majority of the members voted for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540246_text Global Legal Monitor: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan): Constitutional Amendments Passed on Election System http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054068_text Elections and politics - On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for the abandonment of a draft law being considered by the Kyrgyz Parliament because, the U.N. body asserts, it On March 27, 2014, the legislature of Kyrgyzstan initiated amendments to the country's Criminal Code that provide for increased punishments for crimes associated with involving other persons in prostitution. (Punishment for Involvement in Prostitution Will Kyrgyzstan will soon become another former Soviet republic in which courts with jurors will be introduced, based on an amendment to the Law on Jurors in Kyrgyz Courts adopted by the national legislature, the Zhogorku Kenesh, On November 21, 2011, the Kyrgyz President signed into law the amended version of the country's Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking. (Law on Amendments to the Law on Preventing and Countering Human Trafficking On December 22, 2011, Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR), expressed the concern that judges in Kyrgyzstan failed to ensure respect for the rights of defendants. She made the remarks following the On April 21, 2011, before the beginning of the plenary session, all 120 members of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Zhogorku Kinesh) conducted a sacrificial killing of seven lambs. This religious act conducted in the hall of the On June 12, 2008, the Kyrgyz Law on Peaceful Public Gatherings was amended with a provision that defines the procedure for applying to local authorities for permits to hold a public rally. According to the amendment, On January 23, 2008, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Weapons that provide for issuance of service weapons to the members of the Kyrgyz Parliament and that regulate the related procedures. The members of the Dzhogorku Kenesh, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan, will be forbidden to use cell phones during legislative sessions under an amendment to the rules of procedure. A majority of the members voted for the On October 21, 2007, a national referendum was held in Kyrgyzstan to adopt constitutional amendments designed, according to President Bakiev, to "resolve problems of tribalism, gender inequality, and under-representation of ethnic minorities." These amendments establish a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054068_text