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Farid Murtazin has received assurances from the Bar Association that his advocate's license will not be withdrawn.
Russian lawyer Farid Murtazin could be stripped off his advocate status following a complaint from the Investigation Committee, though he denies the allegations.
A lawyer in Karachaevo-Cherkessia (North Caucasus, Russia) is being unlawfully denied access to a client held incommunicado, and is receiving threats.
The lower house of Russia's parliament almost unanimously passed a bill severely limiting freedom of expression, assembly and association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI...