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Armenia Criminal investigation of human rights lawyer

26 Aug 15 On 27 July 2015 human rights lawyer Tigran Hayrapetyan was informed about the criminal case which was opened against him by the Special Investigative Agency.  He has been accused of ...

Kazakhstan Prison officers interfere with work lawyer

21 Aug 15 On 24 July 2015, lawyer Snezhanna Kim met with one of the clients in a detention facility in Kostanay. On this visit, she was harassed by officers of the facility. ...

Indonesia Lawyers are denied access to their clients

19 Aug 15 Lawyers Simon Banundi, Theresje Julianty Gasperz and Samuel Aaron Yensenem are facing severe obstructions while representing the legal interests of four clients. These clients had been arrested on 20 May ...
Khalid Bagirox

Azerbaijan Disbarment of lawyer for ‘breaching professional ethics’

13 Aug 15 On 10 July 2015, the Nizami District Court decided to order the disbarment of lawyer Khalid Bagirov for alleged inappropriate conduct in court. L4L has reason to belief that his disbarment ...

Syria Mazen Darwish released

11 Aug 15 On 10 August 2015, human rights defender Mazen Darwish was conditionally released following more than three years in prison.  Mazen Darwish is a human rights defender and journalist from Syria. Despite obtaining ...

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