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2 april 2024

Recap Speaker Tour with lawyer from the Philippines: Czarina Musni

Philippines

From 18 to 22 March, Lawyers for Lawyers organized a Speaker Tour with Czarina, a human rights lawyer from the Philippines. As part of the Speaker Tour, Czarina and Lawyers for Lawyers spoke to lawyers from the law firms Vondst

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27 maart 2024

Oral statement to Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Colombia

Colombia

On 22 March 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Lawyers for Lawyers raised grave concerns concerning the continuous violation of the rights of lawyers in Colombia. Lawyers for Lawyers

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27 maart 2024

Oral statement to Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Russian Federation

Russian Federation

On 25 March 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Law Society of England and Wales, and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, delivered an oral statement during the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

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21 maart 2024

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Belarus

Belarus

On 19 March 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue on the interim oral update of the High Commissioner on the situation of

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25 januari 2024

Tunisia – Release “Lawyers Under the Watch”

Tunisia

OMCT Joint Paper Addressing the Increasing Number of Prosecutions Against Lawyers in Tunisia Lawyers for Lawyers is pleased to announce the publication of a joint paper titled “Lawyers Under the Watch,” a comprehensive examination of the growing challenges legal professionals

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11 januari 2024

Upcoming Hearing for Human Rights Lawyer Claudia González Orellana on January 15, 2024

Guatemala

Claudia González Orellana, human rights lawyer from Guatemala and recipient of the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2023, faces a pivotal hearing on January 15, 2024. Ms. González was detained on August 28, 2023, due to her work as a former

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18 juli 2023

UPR submission Nigeria

Nigeria

On 18 July 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers and IBAHRI submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Nigeria. The next UPR of Nigeria will take place in January 2024. The primary concern of the UPR is L4L

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10 juli 2023

Oral Statements and Side Event During the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council

Lawyers for Lawyers delivered five oral statements during the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council. The oral statements discussed the situation of the legal profession in various countries, such as China, the Philippines, Iran, Belarus, Guatemala, and Sri Lanka.

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18 april 2023

UPR submission Cameroon

Cameroon

On 5 April 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Cameroon. The next UPR of Cameroon will take place in November 2023. The UPR report highlights issues regarding Cameroon’s compliance with its

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30 maart 2023

Joint oral statement during ID with Special Rapporteur on Myanmar

Myanmar

On 20 March 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar. The Interactive dialogue took place during the 52nd session of the

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30 maart 2023

Joint oral statement to the Human Rights Council on Algeria

Algeria

On 27 March, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report of Algeria

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30 maart 2023

Oral statement to the Human Rights Council on Indonesia

Indonesia

On 27 March, Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report of Indonesia was adopted. Lawyers for Lawyers had already submitted

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