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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 2022 heeft Lawyers for Lawyers voor minstens 198 advocaten campagne gevoerd in 38 verschillende landen.
198
Lawyers that we supported
38
Countries in which we are active
72
Volunteers that work with us

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19 juni 2024

Impunity prevails in the case of the killing of lawyer Tahir Elçi: Diyarbakir High Criminal Court acquits defendants

Türkiye

Diyarbakır, Turkey – On 12 June 2024, the Diyarbakır 10th High Cirminal Court acquitted the three defendants of all charges in the case of the unlawful killing of lawyer and former president of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, Tahir Elçi. This

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18 juni 2024

Submission to the Committee against Torture’s review of Turkey at its 80th Session, 8-16 July 2024

Türkiye

Lawyers for Lawyers, The Law Society of England and Wales, The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and The Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) submitted written information to the Committee against Torture for its consideration of the fifth periodic

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17 juni 2024

Vacature student stage 24uur/week (Oktober-Januari)

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? En wil je dat doen in een

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17 juni 2024

Independent international delegation Concludes fact finding mission on attacks on Philippine lawyers, prosecutors, & judges

Philippines

Manila, 13 June 2024 – Today a 12-member independent international delegation known as the “Caravana Filipina” concluded its ten-day mission studying the scores of attacks on Philippine lawyers, prosecutors, and judges since 2016. The members of the delegation represent 10

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14 juni 2024

Joint Statement over upcoming hearing in the case of M’hamed Hali’s arbitrary legal licence denial

Morocco

Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute, Front Line Defenders, the International Service for Human Rights and NOVACT express their concerns over the situation of Sahrawi human rights defender M`hamed Hali, who has been arbitrarily deprived of

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14 juni 2024

International Fair Trial Day and the Ebru Timtik Award 2024 laureates

Philippines

On 14 June, the fourth Award Ceremony of the #EbruTimtikAward took place in Manila. Where the award was presented to National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL). On International Fair Trial Day, promoted by more than a hundred lawyers’ organisations around

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13 juni 2024

Submission to UN Human Rights Committee – 4th period review of India

India

During its 141st session, from 1 July to 23 July 2024, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (‘the Committee’) will examine India’s implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR or Covenant), in light

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13 juni 2024

Trial observation second hearing in the trial against lawyer and former president of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, Mehmet Emin Aktar

Türkiye

On 23 May, Lawyers for Lawyers attended a hearing at the 5th High Criminal Court of Diyarbakır, Turkey, in the trial against the former president of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, Mehmet Emin Aktar. Lawyers for Lawyers was represented by a

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