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Lawyers for Lawyers

Lawyers should be able to perform their professional duties freely and independently, without external pressure or fear of reprisal. Even if their work does not suit the government or social elite. In practice, however, many lawyers are threatened or harassed for simply doing their job. Lawyers for Lawyers supports lawyers around the world who face reprisals or improper interferences because of their work. In 2018, Lawyers for Lawyers campaigned for at least 161 lawyers in 21 countries.
161
Lawyers that we campaigned for
21
Countries in which we are active
60
Volunteers that work with us

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Lawyers for Lawyers has been granted the special consultative status by the UN Economic and Social Council, also known as the ECOSOC status. The status gives us the right to participate in meetings of the Council, its functional commissions and other subsidiary bodies.

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