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Belarus: ICJ and IBAHRI Denounce Legal Harassment on Political Grounds

Joint Oral Statement The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) deplore the widespread and systematic human rights violations in Belarus. We condemn the escalating pattern of retaliation against lawyers for representing the political opposition and protesters and, upholding the rule of law. (more…)

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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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