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14 december 2018

Dag bedreigde advocaat Den Haag: Lezing met Ruken Gulagaci

Turkije

Samen met Lawyers for Lawyers organiseert de Jonge Balie Den Haag op 24 januari van 17.00-18.00 uur een lezing. Ruken Gulagaci, advocaat uit Turkije, komt spreken. klik hier om je aan te melden Donderdag 24 januari 2019 is de jaarlijkse ‘Dag

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12 december 2018

Save the date: lezing met Ramazan Demir 24 januari

Turkije

Advocaat Ramazan Demir spreker op de Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat Bedreiging van advocaten in Turkije uit eerste hand 24 januari 2019 – Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat Klik hier om je aan te melden. In sommige landen worden advocaten

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13 december 2018

Trial against lawyer Can Tombul

Turkije

On 12 December, Lawyers for Lawyers, Fair Trial Watch, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the European Democratic Lawyers and the Human Rights Committee of the Norwegian Bar Association called on the authorities of Turkey to immediately release lawyer Can Tombul.  Can

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10 december 2018

Joint petition letter – Wang Quanzhang

China

In a petition letter addressed to the Chinese authorities on the day of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and at the initiative of the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association, 20 lawyer’s associations

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9 december 2018

Five years since disappearance Razan Zaitouneh

Syrië

Today, 9 December 2018, marks five years since the disappearance of lawyer Razan Zaitouneh. Together with her husband and two colleagues, Razan Zaitouneh disappeared on 9 December 2013 in Douma, after a group of armed men stormed the office of the Violations Documentation Center.

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6 december 2018

Joint letter on behalf of lawyer Daniel Prado

Colombia

In a joint letter, 11 organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers amongst them, expressed concerns about the threats against Colombian lawyer Daniel Prado. In November, member of Lawyers for Lawyers’ Latin America focus group met with Daniel Prado in Amsterdam (picture). Mr

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4 december 2018

L4L and FTW observe hearing lawyers Ezilenlerin Hukuk Bürosu

Turkije

On 29 November 2018 representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), Fair Trial Watch (FTW) and lawyers from Switzerland and the Netherlands observed the second hearing in the trial against lawyers Sezin Uçar, Őzlem Gümüstas and Gülhan Kaya of Ezilenlerin Hukuk

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4 december 2018

Threats against lawyer Daniel Prado

Colombia

The Law Society of England & Wales, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Bar Council of England & Wales, and the Bar Human Rights Committee have expressed their concerns about serious threats made against the lawyer Daniel Prado

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26 november 2018

Lawyer Benjamin Ramos shot and killed

Filippijnen

On 6 November 2018, lawyer Benjamin Ramos from the Philippines was shot and killed by two unidentified men. He was 56 years old. Lawyers for Lawyers has reason to believe the killing of Atty. Ramos is connected to his legitimate activities.

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25 november 2018

Conditional release of lawyer Soltani

Iran

On 21 November 2018 prominent human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani was conditionally released by Court order. This was reported by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Abdolfattah Soltani is a prominent human rights lawyer, and was spokesman for

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8 november 2018

Human rights lawyer’s car set on fire

Russische Federatie

On 4 november during the night the car of human rights lawyer Lyudmila Aleksandrovna was set on fire. This was reported by Frontline Defenders on their website. Lyudmila Aleksandrovna is a lawyer working in the Krasnodar region. There have been

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30 oktober 2018

Tajikistan: arrest and detention of lawyers

Tadzjikistan

Together with the Law Society of England and Wales and Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers sent a letter to authorities in Tajikistan. The letter focuses on the arrest and detention of lawyers in that country, specifically those who

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