Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Kazakhstan’s hate crime laws consist of general and specific penalty-enhancement provisions. Hate crimes statistics include cases of hate speech. Hate crime data are collected by the Interior Ministry, the Prosecutor’s Office and the National Security Committee.

Legislation | TANDIS

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Official country information

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014   44 44 Not available
2013 Not available Not available Not available
2012   58 Not available 12
2011 10 10 4
2010 5 4 1
2009 5 4 3

Civil society information

Overview of incidents reported by civil society

Bias Motivation Attacks Against People Attacks Against Property
Violent Attacks Threats
Bias against Christians and members of other religions301
Total301
Grand Total4

Reports

Bias against Christians and members of other religions
  • Jehovah's Witnesses – Kazakhstan reported three physical assaults and one incident of damage to the home of a community member.

IGO information

No information is available.

ODIHR key observations

ODIHR observes that Kazakhstan has not reported reliable statistics on hate crimes to ODIHR.