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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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25 oktober 2018

Advocaat Mikhail Benyash gearresteerd

Russische Federatie

Op 9 september 2018 werd de Russische advocaat Mikhail Benyash gearresteerd in de stad Krasnodar, waar hij juridische bijstand wilde verlenen aan vreedzame demonstranten bij een protest tegen de verhoging van de pensioenleeftijd. Op 23 oktober beval de rechtbank zijn

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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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31 augustus 2018

Launch of the 6th International Caravana of Jurists

Colombia

Click here for the official press release 20 International lawyers and human rights experts to travel to Colombia as the International Caravana of Jurists in defence of human rights, as violence escalates and new presidency begins. From 1 to 8

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31 augustus 2018

Caravana Blog #1

Colombia

Day 1 (Friday, 31 August 2018): Departure and arrival With the Caravana’s agenda for the next 8 days imprinted in our mind, this morning Wout and I felt ready to begin our journey. From Amsterdam to Frankfurt, from Frankfurt to

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27 augustus 2018

Sixth Caravana Internacional de Juristas

Colombia

At the invitation of Colombian lawyers and human right defenders, from 1 to 8 September 2018 the Caravana Internacional de Juristas a Colombia (Caravana) will be held for the sixth time. During this visit, an international delegation of approximately 20

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22 juli 2018

L4L and FTW in Istanbul for hearing Ezilenlerin Hukuk Bürosu

Turkije

Pre-trial detention of lawyers extended On 16 and 17 July 2018, 23 people accused of being a member of a terrorist organization and of terrorist propaganda stood trial in Istanbul. Four of them are lawyers of the Ezilenlerin Hukuk Bürosu

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18 juli 2018

Fantastische opbrengst werkboek WWFT!

Op 26 juni mocht Lawyers for Lawyers een cheque ter waarde van maar liefst €14.500-, in ontvangst nemen. De Amsterdamse kandidaat-notaris Birgit Snijder-Kuipers maakte samen met onder meer advocaten en compliance officers een werkboek over de nieuwe Wet ter voorkoming

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18 juli 2018

Video interview met Ramazan Demir

Turkije

Lawyers for Lawyers spreekt met advocaat Ramazan Demir uit Turkije over de situatie van advocaten in Turkije, het bijwonen van zittingen in de zaken tegen advocaten die terecht staan in connectie met hun professionele activiteiten en de persoonlijke situatie van Ramazan

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