Tajikistan: arrest of lawyer raises concern over reprisals for defense of clients

The ICJ has deplored the arrest and detention on questionable charges of Jamshed Yorov (photo), a lawyer practicing in Tajikistan. Following his arrest on 22 August 2016, the lawyer was remanded in custody in a pre-trial facility in Dushanbe for two months. He was charged with “disclosure of State secrets” under part 1 of article … Continue reading Tajikistan: arrest of lawyer raises concern over reprisals for defense of clients