Aiman Umarova

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Aiman Umarova
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OccupationLawyer edit this on wikidata
AwardsInternational Women of Courage Award Edit this on Wikidata

Aiman Umarova (born Zhambyl province, Kazakhstan) is a Kazakh human rights lawyer. She won an International Women of Courage Award in 2018.[1]


She is a defense attorney and member of the Almaty Regional Bar Association.[2]

She represented the Presidential candidate Vladimir Kozlov.[3]

She works to rehabilitate women connected with extremist groups.[4]

"Islamic extremism and terrorism are serious problems that the government should fight, but my job is to make sure that the government doesn’t cheat in doing this."[5]


  1. ^ Morello, Carol (2018-03-23). "Melania Trump presents Women of Courage awards at State Department". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  2. ^ "Human rights defender from Kazakhstan receives International Women of Courage Award". Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  3. ^ Editorial, Reuters. "Kazakh court orders release on parole of opposition activist Kozlov". U.S. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  4. ^ Caravanserai. "Kazakhstan battles female radicalisation". Caravanserai. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  5. ^ "'Our Future Will Be Violent Extremism'". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2018-04-04.

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