Colombia Zes recente moorden op advocaten
Door verschillende bronnen werd L4L geattendeerd op zes recente moorden op advocaten in Colombia. Eduardo Antonio Almario Martinez en Daniel Alejandro Almario Calderon werden vermoord op 24 januari 2013, Amaury Manuel Saez Coronado werd verminkt en vermoord aangetroffen op 7 maart 2013 nadat hij op 4 februari was verdwenen, Jorge Juan Gomez Guerrero werd vermoord op 28 februari 2013, Jhonny Alberto Balarezo Ortiz werd vermoord op 1 maart en Diego Luis Garcia Gonzalez werd vermoord op 21 maart.
Het aantal moorden op advocaten in Colombia is zorgwekkend. Lawyers for Lawyers doet een beroep op de Colombiaanse regering om de moorden te onderzoeken.
Lawyers for Lawyers Monitored Final Hearing in the Trial of Berrak Çağlar – the Court Granted Full Acquittal.
On November 23, 2023, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers observed the final hearing in the trial of lawyer Berrak Çağlar who was accused of being a member of an armed terrorist organization, following her expression of solidarity with her imprisonedLees verder
International Delegation to Turkey: Fact Finding and Trial Monitoring Mission, 6 – 9 November 2023
From November 6 to 9, 2023, representatives from Lawyers for Lawyers, as part of an international delegation, undertook a fact-finding and trial monitoring mission in Turkey. The delegation, comprising 27 bar associations, human rights organizations, and legal groups from eightLees verder
Statement regarding the ECtHR’s judgment in the Yalçınkaya-case
On 26 September 2023, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered a landmark judgment in the case of Yüksel Yalçınkaya v. Türkiye. The ECtHR ruled that Türkiye had violated the rights to a fair trial,Lees verder
Ongoing trial of Sri Lankan lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah
Lawyers for Lawyers remains committed to closely monitoring the proceedings involving Mr. Hizbullah, a dedicated lawyer and human rights advocate in Sri Lanka. These proceedings have exposed substantial concerns concerning due process and human rights within his case, underscoring theLees verder