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Belarus: Attacks on independent lawyers continue unabated

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) condemns the ongoing attacks against independent lawyers in Belarus, a number of whom are facing disbarment, arbitrary prosecution, and other forms of harassment by authorities as they perform their professional duties and exercise their right to freedom of expression. (more…)

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Belarus: ICJ deplores the continuing reprisals against independent lawyers

Reprisals against independent lawyers in Belarus must end, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. The ICJ calls on the Bar Association of Belarus, the Bar Association of Minsk, and the Ministry of Justice to cease the practice of the use of “re-certification” procedures, disciplinary proceedings, and disbarments as an effective means of reprisals […]

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