Tajikistan: ICJ concerned at arrest of lawyer

The ICJ is alarmed at the arrest of Buzurgmehr Yorov, a lawyer practicing in Tajikistan.  Mr Yorov’s arrest may be related to his representation of thirteen leaders of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT). This is the third recent case of arrest of a lawyer in Tajikistan, and this pattern of arrests raises serious … Continue reading Tajikistan: ICJ concerned at arrest of lawyer