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19 januari 2019

Manifestatie Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat

Turkije

Op 24 januari 2019 vindt de jaarlijkse ‘Dag van de bedreigde advocaat‘ plaats. Dit jaar staat de positie van advocaten in Turkije centraal. Met een manifestatie in Den Haag en lezingen in Den Haag en Amsterdam. Wees erbij! Manifestatie Den Haag

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13 januari 2019

Imminent disbarment of Emil Kurbedinov

On 10 January 2019, human rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov received a letter from the Crimean Directorate of the Ministry of Justice informing him he will be disbarred based on his two previous convictions for administrative offences. This was reported by

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15 december 2018

Lawyer Mikhail Benyash indicted

Russische Federatie

On 12 december 2018, lawyer Mikhail Benyash has been indicted. He is being charged with the ‘the use of violence against a representative of the authority not dangerous to health’ under article 318(1) of the Russian Criminal Code and faces

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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 (HELAAS VOL) Donderdag 24 januari 2019 is de

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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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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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8 december 2018

Emil Kurbedinov sentenced to administrative detention

On 7 December 2018, human rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov was sentenced to 5 days of administrative detention by the Kievsky district court of Simferopol. He was charged with “propagandising for extremist organisations” in relation to a 2013 social media post.

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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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23 oktober 2018

AvdR voor L4L Rally groot succes!

Ronkende en pruttelende motoren. Brullende en puffende uitlaten. Een hippe Eend, Fiatje 500 of een gestroomlijnde bolide met blinkend chroom. Het maakt niet uit waarin je rijdt – het ging bij de AvdR voor L4L Rally primair om het goede doel.

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5 september 2018

Caravana blog #3

Colombia

Day 3 and day 4: (Sunday 2 and Monday 3 September 2018): Travelling and fact-finding Long but satisfying days. The Caravana is up and running! Due to the large amount of information we have been able to gain from the

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2 september 2018

Caravana Blog #2

Colombia

Day 2: Sightseeing and first Caravana gathering A mild jetlag had us wide awake at around 6 AM this morning, but, with breakfast starting at 7 AM we were able to make good use of the day. For us the

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