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Kyrgyzstan - serious concern regarding criminal case recently opened against several judges of the former Constitutional Court

25/10/2010

The President of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Gianni Buquicchio addressed the President of Kyrgyzstan Rosa Otunbaeva in a letter expressing serious concern of the Venice Commission regarding criminal case recently opened against several judges of the former Constitutional Court of Kyrgyzstan for decisions taken in the past. The Commission expressed hope that the issue would be resolved according to the rule of law principles.

The decision to send the letter was taken by the last plenary session of the Venice Commission on 16.10.2010

Kyrgyzstan is a full-fledged member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe since 2004

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