Lawyers for Lawyers
In 2019, Lawyers for Lawyers campaigned for at least 165 lawyers in 27 countries.
On 9 July 2015 the Chinese government launched a nationwide campaign using criminal laws and executive controlled courts to silence lawyers and other human rights activists through arbitrary arrests, detentions, convictions, and imprisonment. Over 300 lawyers and activists were arrestedLees verder
According to our information human rights lawyer Elchin Mammad from Azerbaijan remains in custody. On 31 March 2020, the Sumgait City Court remanded Elchin Mammad in custody for three months. The court was supposed to meet on 27 June 2020Lees verder
It has been reported that the sentence of Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohsen Bahnasi was renewed in absentia. Mohsen Bahnasi is an Egyptian human rights lawyer, advocating for the rights of political prisoners. Moreover, he is a member of theLees verder
As the 44th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council begins, coinciding with the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers (‘UN Basic Principles’), the International Bar Association (IBA) urges Member States toLees verder