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19 mei 2021

Agenda of the 1st International Fair Trial Day and Ebru Timtik Award

We are happy to share the agenda for the first International Fair Trial Day that will take place on 14 June 2021. On this day, the new annual Ebru Timtik Award will also be introduced. In recognition of Ebru Timtik’s sacrifice,

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18 mei 2021

International online conference: “Who will Defend the Defenders in Turkey?”

Turkey

20 May 2021, 14:00-15:30 (CET) Human rights belong to everyone. But those who work to ensure that we can claim our rights are increasingly harassed, threatened, or jailed. In Turkey, the climate is particularly worrying. While the human rights record

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22 januari 2021

International online discussion: the work of lawyers in Crimea and Russia. Who will defend the defenders?

The professional activities of lawyers in the occupied Crimea and Russia are associated with severe risks. Lawyers undergo pressure, intimidation and threats due to their professional activities — especially when dealing with sensitive political cases. These risks and pressures take

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5 januari 2021

Seminar – Day of the Endangered Lawyer (Azerbaijan)

Azerbaijan

The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021 focuses on Azerbaijan. The Law Society of England and Wales, ELDH, Deutscher Anwaltverein and Lawyers for Lawyers invite you to a seminar on some of the challenges faced by lawyers practising their profession

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16 december 2020

Recap online Speaker Tour with lawyer from the Philippines

From 9 November to 7 December, Lawyers for Lawyers organized an online Speaker Tour with Czarina, a human rights lawyer from the Philippines. The Speaker Tour was organized with the support of Wolters Kluwer. As part of the Speaker Tour,

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15 december 2020

Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat 2021 – Azerbeidzjan

Azerbaijan

24 januari 2021 is de jaarlijkse ‘Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat’. Dit jaar staat de dag in het teken van advocaten uit Azerbeidzjan die vanwege hun legitieme werkzaamheden in de problemen komen. In het kader van deze dag worden op vrijdag 22

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14 december 2020

Online conference “Protection of Attorneys’ Rights: Russian Specificity”

On 19 December 2020, the online media project Voice of Attorney is organizing an international online conference on problems faced by Russian attorneys at law who have been persecuted for their professional activities in 2019 and 2020. The event is being

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7 december 2020

Silver lining for LGBT+ community in Uganda

Last week Lawyers for Lawyers joined forces with its partner NautaDutilh in a webinar on LGBT+ rights in Uganda. Boudewijn Smit and Else Bavinck, both associate at NautaDutilh, had the honor to interview human rights lawyer and LGBT+ rights defender,

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17 november 2020

Event on the legal challenges for members and advocates of the LGBT+ community

On Thursday 26 November from 4pm to 5pm CET, Lawyers for Lawyers and NautaDutilh will be hosting a webinar on the (legal) challenges that members and advocates of the LGBT+ community still face today, with a specific focus on the

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6 november 2020

Online event on the rights of attorneys: the Belarusian scenario

Belarus

On 14 November 2020, the online media project Voice of Attorney in partnership with the Committee for the Defense of Lawyers, Lawyers for Lawyers, Viasna and the Moscow Helsinki Group, is organizing an international online discussion dedicated to the events

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1 oktober 2020

Webinar: The role of lawyers in spite of the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw a rise not only in the number of afflictions with the coronavirus, but also in violations of human rights all over the world. Thus, despite varying degrees of lockdowns and quarantines, lawyers became a

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14 september 2020

Online event: 30th Anniversary of the UN Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers

On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the UN Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers, the Geneva Bar Association is hosting an event to celebrate this fundamental instrument. The event is supported by various organisations including Lawyers for

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