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Lawyers for Lawyers

The right to practice law, freely and without fear of persecution. For every lawyer, in every corner of the world. As an independent and non-political network, Lawyers for Lawyers stands up for our peers when the right to practice their profession is under threat. Because their rights are also our rights. Together we defend the rule of law.

In 2020, Lawyers for Lawyers campaigned for at least 172 lawyers in 37 countries.
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Lawyers that we campaigned for
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Countries in which we are active
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22 July 2021

The Hague Young Bar Association raises €8000 for Lawyers for Lawyers

The Hague Young Bar Association has raised €8000 for Lawyers for Lawyers through their ”Hapweg” auction and additional donations. On 16 July 2021, the The Hague Young Bar Association organized a barbecue and auction to raise money for Lawyers for

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21 July 2021

Report: Lawyers Under Threat – Increasing Suppression of the Legal Profession in Belarus

Belarus

Lawyers for Lawyers, the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights (ABA CHR), and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) have launched the joint report “Lawyers Under Threat: Increasing Suppression of the Legal Profession in Belarus.” The report

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20 July 2021

Mahienour El-Massry released from prison

Egypt

Lawyers for Lawyers welcomes the news that Mahienour El-Massry, a prominent human rights lawyer from Egypt, has been released from prison. On 22 September 2019, Mahienour el-Massry was arrested in front the State Security Prosecution office in Cairo, where she

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19 July 2021

Concerns about access to the legal profession and increasing disbarments of lawyers in Turkey

Turkey

In a joint statement, Lawyers for Lawyers, AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers, the Institute for the Rule of Law of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA-IROL), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada,

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