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Lawyers for Lawyers

Een vrije en onafhankelijke advocatuur. Voor iedere advocaat. Waar ook ter wereld. Lawyers for Lawyers is een onafhankelijk netwerk van advocaten voor advocaten. Wij komen op voor vakgenoten die in hun beroep worden bedreigd en tegengewerkt. Omdat hun rechten ook onze rechten zijn. Zo verdedigen we samen de rule of law.

In 2021 heeft Lawyers for Lawyers voor minstens 196 advocaten campagne gevoerd in 40 verschillende landen.
196
Lawyers that we supported
40
Countries in which we are active
72
Volunteers that work with us

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28 september 2022

Side-event at the OSCE Warsaw Human Dimension Conference Belarus: without the right to defense

Wednesday September 28th, 15.30-16.30 Description The government crackdown on opposition and critical voices following the 2020 presidential election in Belarus also targeted lawyers defending opposition figures and protestors for speaking out about the rule of law, administration of justice, and

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28 september 2022

Report: The Continuous Crackdown on the Legal Profession in Belarus

Belarus

In cooperation with the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), Lawyers for Lawyers has prepared this report to summarize the ongoing worrying trend of suppression of the legal profession and individual lawyers in

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28 september 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Venezuela

Venezuela

On 26 September 2022, the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), The Law Society of England and Wales and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) delivered an oral statement on the situation of human rights defenders in Venezuela.  The statement was

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27 september 2022

Sor.Rattanamanee Polkla: ‘We are lawyers, we are law-users, but we are also law-makers’

Thailand

With more than twenty years of practice in human rights and environmental matters, Thai lawyer Sor.Rattanamanee Polkla is deeply committed to environmental justice. With her organization, the Community Resource Centre Foundation (CRC), she provides legal aid to communities who face

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