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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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26 februari 2024

Joint statement calling for greater protection of human rights lawyers in Zimbabwe


In a joint statement, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) have welcomed the decision of the Zimbabwean authorities to drop charges brought against two human rights lawyers, Douglas Coltart and Tapiwa Muchineripi. This

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21 februari 2024

Adil Meléndez Márquez Loses Security Detail Following Prestigious Award Win


On January 23, 2024, Colombian lawyer Adil José Meléndez Marquez was honored with the Sir Henry Brooke Award by the Alliance for Lawyers at Risk, following a nomination from Lawyers for Lawyers. This prestigious accolade recognizes legal practitioners or human

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20 februari 2024

Vacature relatiemanager

Vacature relatiemanager  Lawyers for Lawyers zet zich in voor een vrije en onafhankelijke advocatuur. Waar dan ook ter wereld. Ze verbinden advocaten in Nederland met vakgenoten die bedreigd of vervolgd worden vanwege hun werk. Waar de rechten en vrijheid van

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16 februari 2024

Letter to the authorities of Pakistan on the situation and trial of lawyer Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir


Lawyers for Lawyers has recently sent a letter to the Pakistan authorities in support of the defense and release of Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir, a renowned Pakistan human rights lawyer. Today, Friday 16 February 2024, marks the start of the trial

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12 februari 2024

International Fair Trial Day 2023 and call for nominations for the Ebru Timtik Award

The right to a fair trial has long been recognised by the international community as a fundamental human right. Without a fair trial, every individual risks becoming the victim of a miscarriage of justice, either as an innocent suspect wrongly

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7 februari 2024

Report on Belarus: The Crisis of the Legal Profession Continued Repressions 2022 – 2023


In cooperation with the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the Center for Constitutionalism and Human Rights, Right to Defense, and Lawyers for Lawyers have prepared this report to summarize the ongoing worrying

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31 januari 2024

Lawyers for Lawyers’ Letter Supporting Arnon Nampa’s Defense and Bail Application to the Criminal Court


Lawyers for Lawyers has recently sent a letter to the Thai Criminal Court in support of the defense and bail application of Arnon Nampa, a renowned Thai human rights lawyer. The letter outlines the deep concerns regarding Nampa’s conviction, highlighting

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25 januari 2024

Tunisia – Release “Lawyers Under the Watch”


OMCT Joint Paper Addressing the Increasing Number of Prosecutions Against Lawyers in Tunisia Lawyers for Lawyers is pleased to announce the publication of a joint paper titled “Lawyers Under the Watch,” a comprehensive examination of the growing challenges legal professionals

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