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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 2022 heeft Lawyers for Lawyers voor minstens 198 advocaten campagne gevoerd in 38 verschillende landen.
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17 april 2024

Joint statement on the detention of Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng and his wife, activist Xu Yan


Lawyers for Lawyers and 29 other civil society organisations have issued a joint statement expressing their grave concern regarding the detention of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng and his wife, activist Xu Yan. 13 April marks the first anniversary of

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16 april 2024

‘Flight to Lithuania’ — interview with Natalia Matskevich and Paulius Griciunas


A new law has been passed in Lithuania which allows lawyers from outside the European Union to register as third-party lawyers in Lithuania. This legislative advance is of great symbolic importance according to Belarusian lawyer Natalia Matskevich. By Trudeke Sillevis

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11 april 2024

Joint statement on the escalated harassment and threats faced by lawyers in Algeria


Lawyers for Lawyers, SHOAA for Human Rights and the Law Society of England and Wales have issued a joing statement expressing their grave concern regarding the escalation of prosecutions against lawyers for their work defending people involved in the Hirak

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10 april 2024

Vacature student-stage – 24 uur/week per 1 Juni 2024

Gemiddeld 24 uur/wk, per 1 Juni 2024 Wil jij het verschil maken voor bedreigde advocaten die opkomen voor de rechten van anderen? Wil jij leren hoe een NGO werkt en een netwerk opbouwen met advocaten van kleine en grote kantoren?

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9 april 2024

IACHR historic ruling on Colombia’s responsibility for harassment and persecution against members of the CAJAR


In a historic ruling, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights declared on the 18th of March 2024 that the Colombian State was responsible for the harassment and persecution against the members of the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers Collective Corporation (CAJAR).

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8 april 2024

Save the date 16 May 2024: Seminar ‘Law as an Instrument for Change: Advancing LGBTQI+ Rights in Court and Beyond’

Lawyers for Lawyers and the Amsterdam Bar Association would like to cordially invite you to join the seminar ‘Law as an Instrument for Change: Advancing LGBTQI+ Rights in Court and Beyond’ in theatre de Rode Hoed in Amsterdam on Thursday,

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5 april 2024

Statement on Lawyers’ Day in Turkey


Today, 5 April 2024, on the occasion of Lawyers’ Day in Turkey, Lawyers for Lawyers once again strongly condemns the ongoing crackdown against lawyers in Turkey. The past twelve months were continuously marked by incidents of harassment and interference with

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3 april 2024

Ongoing updates on legal proceedings against Claudia Gonzalez Orellana: a closer look


Claudia González Orellana Claudia González received the prestigious Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2023 for her work as a prominent human rights lawyer in Guatemala and her work as a former representative of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG),

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