Imprisoned human rights defender Vadim Kuramshin has been chosen as the 2013 winner of the Ludovic-Trarieux Prize for lawyers working in defence of human rights. The decision was made on 20 June 2013 by a jury of 29 European lawyers presided by lawyer Bertrand Favreau.
His case has been taken up by the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers along with Campaign Kazakstan.
We ask all our members to write to the Kazak authorities for his unconditional release:
President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Office of the President
Left Bank of the Ishim River
Emails can be sent to the Kazakh authorities at:
1: Embassies of Kazakhstan in your country – a list of Kazakh embassies and consulates can be found here http://www.embassypages.com/kazakhstan
2: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 7172 720111
Fax +7 7172 720110
copies to: firstname.lastname@example.org