“Kazakhstan: landmark court ruling in favour of lawyers’ rights”

April 22nd, 2016 § 0 comments

“On 18 April 2016, the Appeals Collegium of the Almaty City Court in Kazakhstan ruled in favour of Ayman Umarova, a lawyer who received repetitive demands from the investigative authorities to testify as a witness in a case in which she represented a client.

The Court decided that those demands were contrary to the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan.”

For further information please see the International Commission of Jurists press release.

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