Attacks on Justice: the harassment and persecution of judges and lawyers, July 1989 – June 1990

This is the second annual report by the ICJ’s Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers cataloguing the harassment and persecution of judges and lawyers worldwide.

It lists the cases of 430 jurists in 44 countries who suffered reprisals between 1 July 1989 and 30 June 1990 for carrying out their professional duties. Of these, 67 were killed, 165 were detained, 40 were attacked, 67 received threats of violence and 54 were professionally sanctioned (by disbarment, removal from the bench, or banning).

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