HDIM 2019: ICJ and others hold a side event on attack on lawyers in the OSCE region

The side event aims to identify current threats against lawyers’ professional rights and guarantees in the OSCE region.

The speakers will identify and analyze the current trends through a discussion of recently gathered data and specific cases of violation of lawyers’ rights from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Russia and Belarus. They will also make recommendations regarding the way forward to increase protection for lawyers and the independent legal profession in these countries and the OSCE region as a whole.

A flyer for the event is available here.

The agenda for the event available here.