Azerbaijan: Disbarment of human rights lawyer Irada Javadova

June 29, 2018

Irada Javadova

On 14 June 2018, human rights lawyer Irada Javadova appealed the Presidium of the Bar Association’s decision to disbar her. She had been disbarred on 11 June 2018.

Irada Javadova is a human rights lawyer who was involved in many resonant cases, including working on numerous violations of citizens’ property rights and violations against political activists and human rights defenders. She is the former head of NGO “Human Rights Education”.

 

https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/case/irada-javadova-disbarred

http://www.turan.az/ext/news/2018/6/free/Social/en/72894.htm

https://www.icj.org/azerbaijan-lawyer-irada-javadova-disbarment-decided-in-unfair-proceedings/

Azerbaijan: example of ‘sophisticated’ harassment of human rights lawyers

 

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