ICJ observes hearing in prosecution of Dagestan lawyer

The ICJ observed a hearing on the investigation of criminal charges against Sapiyat Magomedova, a lawyer in the Republic of Dagestan, Russian Federation.

Sapiyat Magomedova was charged with “insult of a representative of state power” for allegedly assaulting several police officers. Contrary to the charges, she alleges that she was attacked and severely beaten by the officers.

Russia-lawyertrial-web story-2010 (full text, PDF)

Russia-lawyertrial-web story-2010-rus (full text in Russian, PDF)


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