The Law Society and Lawyers for Lawyers are concerned for Intigam Aliyev, a prominent human rights lawyer in Azerbaijan who was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention for three months. His detention was connected with his activity as human rights defender and lawyer, and the purpose of this is to silence hiThe Law Society and Lawyers for Lawyers are concerned for Intigam Aliyev, a prominent human rights lawyer in Azerbaijan who was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention for three months. His detention was connected with his activity as human rights defender and lawyer, and the purpose of this is to silence him, based upon a political instruction from above.

 

Background:

Lawyers for Lawyer is an independent and non-political Dutch foundation that is committed to ensure the proper functioning of the rule of law by pursuing freedom and independence of the legal profession.

 

 

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