Kashechkin's lawyer makes 'human rights' case

By Antonio J. Salmerón

The ex-Astana rider Andrey Kashechkin was 'hunted' for a blood transfusion in a surprise control that took place in August 1, when he was on holidays in Turkey accompanied by his family, the Kazakh's lawyer Luc Misson claimed in an interview with AS. "We have asked for a halt to the disciplinary procedure by two very clear points. One, because the [unannounced] controls by the national federations do not guarantee compliance with Article 6 of Human Rights: the right to legal defence.

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