Russia: Halya Coynash: Russian lawyer abducted, beaten, jailed and now charged with attacking the police

September 25, 2018

A Russian lawyer defending victims of repression is facing a potentially long prison sentence on openly fabricated criminal charges, with this setting a terrifying precedent for other lawyers both in Russia and in occupied Crimea.

Read more here.

https://www.kyivpost.com/article/opinion/op-ed/halya-coynash-russian-lawyer-abducted-beaten-jailed-and-now-charged-with-attacking-the-police.html

Andrey Loshak: What the Krasnodar Police Did to Lawyer Mikhail Benyash

https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/10/04/russia-defense-lawyer-arrested-beaten

https://lawyersforlawyers.org/en/oral-statement-on-upr-outcome-2/

https://www.kavkazr.com/a/29515009.html (RUSSIAN)

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