Legal Case of the Week: Harsh verdicts in Network case

Week-ending 14 February 2020

Russia: Harsh Verdicts in Controversial Terrorism Cases 

Allegations of Torture, Unfair Trials, Misuse of Terrorism Law 
(Berlin) – Russian military courts handed down guilty verdicts on February 5 and 10, 2020 in three separate, deeply flawed terrorism cases in which the defendants alleged incommunicado detention, torture, and other ill-treatment to extract confessions, Human Rights Watch said today. A total of 18 defendants in the cases were sentenced to prison terms ranging from six to 23 years. Human Rights Watch, 12 February 2020 

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