Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Belarus: ICJ Calls For End to Harassment of Lawyers

Posted by Info on 12/01/2011

The International Commission of Jurists in Geneva expressed its concern at the increasing instances of harassment and persecution of lawyers in Belarus following the recent suppression of protests at the outcome of the presidential elections. The attacks include the initiation and endorsement of disbarment proceedings against lawyers by the Ministry of Justice and attempts to stifle their exercise of freedom of expression.
full text here in English and here in Russian

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