Political Prisoner Maxim Znak is Disbarred

The list of attorneys published by Belarusian Ministry of Justice on its website stipulates that Maxim Znak* was deprived of his license in the period from January 14 to February 12, 2022. It also became known that by virtue of the decision of the Minsk Regional Bar of 19.01.2022, Maxim Znak was disbarred due to the court's guilty verdict. 

*We remind you that Maxim Znak is a lawyer who worked on the electoral campaign of opposition presidential candidates in 2020, as well as a member of the Presidium of the Coordination Council (Belarusian independent representative body). He faced frivolous accusations, and was sentenced to 10 years in a maximum-security colony as a result of a trial lacking respect for due process. The chronicle of persecution of Maxim Znak can be found in English here

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