Attorney's extremist views contradict code of conduct


Controversial shariah law statements

Dagir Khasavov, lawyer and an aide to an upper house committee chairman, said in an interview with the REN TV channel that Russia's Muslims will establish their own rules on their territory, and attempts to resist them will lead to bloodshed. The prosecutor's office found the attorney's interview to have signs of extremism.

11:34 28/04/2012 A statement by lawyer Dagir Khasavov that Russia should adopt Sharia law may result in amendments to the lawyers' Code of Conduct. More »
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