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20 oktober 2021

Letter on the killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie

Philippines

In a letter to President Duterte, Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the recent killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie and the further deteriorating situation of lawyers in the Philippines. Lawyers for Lawyers

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8 oktober 2021

Joint oral statement to the Human Rights Council on the Philippines

Philippines

On 7 October, Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), and

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23 juni 2021

The Philippines: attacks against lawyers further escalating

Philippines

Together with 30 lawyers’ organizations, bar associations and human rights organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers signed a joint statement on the escalating attacks against lawyers in the Philippines. The statement was an initiative from Lawyers for Lawyers. Attacks against lawyers in

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17 juni 2021

Filipino lawyer Angelo Karlo Guillen: “Human rights is a very dangerous field”

Philippines

Text: Jan van Vegchel and Benthe Priester “Never in history was being a Filipino human rights lawyer as dangerous as it is today”, says Atty. Angelo Karlo Guillen, “AK” for friends. “I come from a family of human rights activists,

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