ICJ submits Annagi Hajibeyli v. Azerbaijan and 28 other applications
The ICJ presented a legal submission in the case Annagi Hajibeyli v. Azerbaijan and 28 other applications (Application no. 2204/11) to the European Court of Human Rights.
The submission concerns seizure of a lawyer’s documents of cases of his clients.
The submission focuses on international standards on the role of lawyers, including the obligation of non-interference with the work of lawyers and respect for lawyer-client confidentiality, as well as application of article 34 of the European Convention to the hindrance of the existence of the right to petition through interference with lawyers’ activities.
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