Swaziland Thulani Maseko sentenced to 2 years in prison

Thulani Maseko 320 22 Aug 14 Lawyer Thulani Maseko was, together with journalist Bheki Makhubu, convicted for ‘contempt of court’ by a the High Court of Swaziland on 17 July. Shortly after, they were both sentenced ...

Kazakhstan Lawyer risks losing bar license for engagement in high-profile case

kazakhstan_map 20 Aug 14 Nurlan Beisekeev, lawyer from Kazakhstan, risks losing his bar license after his engagement in a high-profile case. Since May 2013, Beisekeev is defending pastor Kashkumbayev. The pastor was charged with ...

Azerbaijan Human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev in pre-trial detention

Intigam Aliyev 20 Aug 14 On the morning of 8 August 2014, Intigam Aliyev was summoned for interrogation in the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the General Prosecutor’s Office in Baku, where he was charged with ...
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