Comments on: MEPs overwhelmingly ratify EU-Kazakhstan landmark partnership agreement https://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/meps-overwhelmingly-ratify-eu-kazakhstan-landmark-partnership-agreement/ EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:56:59 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Robert Innes https://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/meps-overwhelmingly-ratify-eu-kazakhstan-landmark-partnership-agreement/#comment-332079 Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:25:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1198972#comment-332079 There are surely dreadful double standards at work here. Kazakhstan is to be condemned, quite rightly, for imprisoning political/TU/media activists, but Spain is not even to be commented upon for jailing elected Catalan politicians.
If both jurisdictions are acting according to their “laws” what’s the difficulty with Kazakhstan’s laws that is absent from that of Spain’s?

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