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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 2020 heeft Lawyers for Lawyers voor minstens 172 advocaten campagne gevoerd in 37 verschillende landen.
172
Lawyers that we campaigned for
37
Countries in which we are active
65
Volunteers that work with us

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28 oktober 2021

Joint statement: Bar Association of Belarus should reinstate disbarred lawyer Natalia Matskevich

Belarus

Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL), Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) and the Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights of the

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28 oktober 2021

Training on the framework of the Dutch Bar, ethics and the disciplinary system in the Netherlands

Kazakhstan

On 21 and 22 October 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers provided an online training course on the legal and ethical framework for lawyers in the Netherlands to a group of 65 lawyers, legal advisors, representatives of the Bar Associations and Legal

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20 oktober 2021

Chang Weiping allowed first consultation with lawyer, recounts ill-treatment

China

For the first time since his arrest on 22 October 2020, Chang Weiping was finally able to consult his lawyer on 14 September 2021. Mr. Chang’s lawyer has reported that Mr. Chang was subjected to torture, as he was forced

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20 oktober 2021

Letter on the killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie

Philippines

In a letter to President Duterte, Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the recent killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie and the further deteriorating situation of lawyers in the Philippines. Lawyers for Lawyers

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