More than 10,500 people kept in prisons of Kyrgyzstan


More than 10,500 convicts are serving their sentences in the institutions of the criminal-executive system of Kyrgyzstan, the regional director of Penal Reform International in Central Asia Azamat Shambilov told today at a press conference with reference to the data of the International Centre for Prison Studies.

“Kyrgyzstan is a party to international conventions on the eradication of torture in closed institutions. This year the country...