Kyrgyzstan: Violence at trial of prisoner of conscience: Azimzhan Askarov: Further Information

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 58/014/2010

Prisoner of conscience Azimzhan Askarov, seven others being tried along with him in Kyrgyzstan and their lawyers and relatives, are at risk. On 2 September 2010, the first day of the trial of the eight in connection with the death of a police officer, lawyers and relatives of the defendants were intimidated, threatened and attacked inside and outside the court.

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