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30 June 2020

Online event with Colombian lawyer Danilo Rueda

Colombia

We would like to invite you to an online event with Colombian Lawyer at risk, Danilo Rueda on Thursday, 2nd July at 6pm UK time. This event is co-hosted by the Colombian Caravana, ABColombia, Peace Brigades International UK (PBI UK); with the collaboration of

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11 June 2020

Online conference on the persecution of lawyers in Turkey

Turkey

On 11 June 2020, the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights, the Turkey Human Rights Litigation Support Project, Lawyers for Lawyers and

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22 October 2019

International Coming Out Day Event

Michel Togué: “I’m really happy you are here to celebrate Coming Out Day. Meanwhile in Cameroon our LGBT+ people are still in the closet, because the law doesn’t allow them to be who they are.”  Photo’s by: Stichting FORWARD On

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14 October 2019

Lawyers at Risk: Michel Togué about defending LGBT+ rights and fair trial in Cameroon

Cameroon

On Wednesday 9 October, Lawyers for Lawyers welcomed Geuzenpenning Laureate and human rights lawyer Michel Togué from Cameroon at a lunch briefing hosted by law firm Loyens & Loeff in Amsterdam. During this meeting, Michel Togué spoke about his experiences

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23 September 2019

Side event: Lawyers Under Threat in OSCE Region

Side Event OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meetings Lawyers Under Threat in OSCE Region: Identifying Trends and Finding Solutions *Photo credit: OSCE/Maria Kuchma  September 25, 2019 18.15-19.45 Plenary Hall Warsaw National Stadium (PGE Narodowy), GATE 1, 2nd floor Warsaw, Poland Hosted

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11 September 2019

FORWARD & Lawyers for Lawyers: Coming Out Day Event

On International Coming Out Day, FORWARD and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) are organising a special event with guest speakers Michel Togué and Boris Dittrich. Together Michel and Boris will talk about their work, experiences and challenges in the defence of

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22 August 2019

Ren voor advocaten in het nauw

Met elke mijl die je loopt, breng je de doelen van Lawyers for Lawyers dichterbij Tekst: Johan van Uffelen Een persoonlijke sportieve uitdaging, maar ook een uiting van loyaliteit met collega-advocaten die in hun beroepsuitoefening worden belemmerd. Ren voor Lawyers

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15 July 2019

Event at Consulate in honor of L4L Award for Selçuk Kozağaçlı

Turkey

On 10 July 2019 the Dutch consulate in Istanbul hosted a special event in honor of the Lawyers for Lawyers Award given to lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı from Turkey. Kozağaçlı, who is currently serving a long prison sentence in Turkey, has

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29 May 2019

Presentation Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019

Turkey

Minister opens Award ceremony 2019 “Independent position of lawyers under increasing pressure” In the presence of more than 200 people, including many lawyers from home and abroad, Serife Ceren Uysal received the fifth Lawyers for Lawyers Award on 23 May

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17 April 2019

Training “Effective advocacy at UN Human Rights Mechanisms”

Russian Federation

The Institute for Law and Public Policy (ILPP) has invited Lawyers for Lawyers to jointly give a training course in Moscow concerning “Effective advocacy at the United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms”. The training will take place from 19-20 April 2019.

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26 March 2019

Report Caravana mission 2018

Colombia

The International Caravana of Jurists travelled to Colombia at the beginning of September 2018, to ascertain the impact that the peace process has had on the work of human rights lawyers and the dynamics of the conflict. A report of

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19 March 2019

Presentation Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019

On Thursday 23 May 2019, the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 will be presented in Amsterdam. This will be the fifth award ceremony of the prestigious Lawyers for Lawyers Award. Prior to this ceremony a very interesting seminar will be held.

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