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19 maart 2019

Uitreiking Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019

De Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 wordt uitgereikt op donderdag 23 mei 2019 in Amsterdam. Het is alweer de vijfde keer dat de internationaal gewaardeerde Lawyers for Lawyers Award wordt toegekend. Voorafgaand aan dit evenement is er een uiterst interessant

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6 februari 2019

SAVE THE DATE: UITREIKING L4L AWARD 2019!

De Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 wordt uitgereikt op donderdag 23 mei 2019 in Amsterdam. Het is alweer de vijfde keer dat de internationaal gewaardeerde Lawyers for Lawyers Award wordt toegekend. Voorafgaand aan dit evenement is er een uiterst interessant

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22 maart 2019

18 Lawyers sentenced to long prison terms

Turkije

On 20 March 2019, the Istanbul 37th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri Court House sentenced 18 lawyers to prison sentences between 3 years and 2 months and 19 years. The lawyers, from Halkın Hukuk Bürosu (HHB, Peoples’ Law Office) and Ҫağdaş

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16 maart 2019

Joint letter on behalf of Adil Melendez

Colombia

In a joint letter Lawyers for Lawyers, the Colombian Caravana, the Foundation of the Spanish National Bar Association, the International Observatory of Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada expressed concerns about the withdrawal of security measures from Adil Meléndez. Adil Jose

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14 maart 2019

Statement before UN Committee review Viet Nam

Vietnam

On 11 and 12 March 2019, lawyer Otto Volgenant attended the review by the United Nations Human Rights Committee of Viet Nam on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers and he was on the agenda to deliver an oral statement to

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12 maart 2019

Somchai Neelapaijit 15 jaar vermist

Thailand

Vijftien jaar na de verdwijning van de Thaise mensenrechtenadvocaat Somchai Neelapaijit wordt hij nog altijd vermist. Tot op heden zijn geen daders verantwoordelijk gehouden voor Somchai’s verdwijning. Somchai verdween op 12 maart 2004, een dag nadat hij de politie openlijk had beschuldigd

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12 maart 2019

Nasrin Sotoudeh jailed for 38 years

Iran

Nasrin Sotoudeh, an internationally renowned human rights lawyer jailed in Iran, has reportedly been handed a new sentence of 33 years in prison and 148 lashes. The sentence, reported on her husband Reza Khandan’s Facebook page on 11 March, brings her

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7 maart 2019

Side event: Freedom of expression China

China

UNCENSORED: A CONVERSATION ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN CHINA 13 March 2019 13h30-14h30 Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva In November 2018, China underwent its Universal Periodic Review and received many recommendations on freedom of expression, both online and off. This

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6 maart 2019

Is there Peace in Colombia?

Colombia

International Caravana Report Launch On 25 March, the report of the Sixth International Caravana of Jurists to Colombia will be launched in London. Ron Rosenhart, who joined the mission on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers, will speak during the event.

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1 maart 2019

Vacature student medewerker

Vacature Assistent focusgroepen De Stichting Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) zet zich al meer dan 30 jaar in voor advocaten wereldwijd die vervolgd of in hun beroepsuitoefening belemmerd worden. L4Londersteunt onderdrukte advocaten en brengt de positie van deze advocaten onder de

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1 maart 2019

Jiang Tianyong released – Joint letter

China

On 28 February, lawyer Jiang Tianyong was released at the end of a two-year jail term. Jiang Tianyong was found guilty of “inciting subversion of state power” and sentenced to 2 years in prison and 3-year deprivation of political rights on

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28 februari 2019

Request disbarment Emil Kurbedinov denied

On 22 February 2019 the Crimean Bar Association decided against the request of the Crimean Directorate of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation to disbar Emil Kurbedinov, thereby maintaining his membership. This was reported by Frontline Defenders. Emil

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28 februari 2019

Alec Muchadehama will attend presentation fifth award

Zimbabwe

,,Protected by being in the spotlight of human rights monitoring organizations such as Lawyers for Lawyers’’ text: Johan van Uffelen Eight years after receiving the Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) Award, Zimbabwean lawyer Alec Muchadehama is still steadfast in his work. Also during the

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