L4L Run in benefit of L4L!
The SDU is organizing a run in benefit of Lawyers for Lawyers on Sunday 13 may 2012. L4L welcomes this initiative, and would like to call up everybody that is able to run to sign up. Adrie van de Streek (Executive director of L4L): “Together with lawyers, running for lawyers that need our support. What a wonderful initiative. I signed up, did you?”.
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Chinese New Year: Looking back on another year of repression of China’s legal professionals
Today, 22 January, marks the start of the Chinese New Year and the start of the Spring Festival. Hopefully, the start of the Year of the Rabbit will bring a better tide for China’s human rights lawyers compared to theLees verder
Letter to the Lawyers Council of Thailand on the disbarment proceedings against Arnon Nampha
Lawyers for Lawyers again expressed concerns about the disbarment proceedings against lawyer and human rights defender Mr. Arnon Nampha. Lawyers for Lawyers is concerned about the disbarment proceeding against Mr. Arnon Nampha, a lawyer and human rights defender, that isLees verder
Tang Jitian released
Lawyers for Lawyers welcomes the news that the Chinese human rights lawyer Tang Jitian was released on 14 January. Tang had been practicing law in Beijing since July 2007. He took on a lot of human rights cases, including thoseLees verder
Lawyers supporting protestors in China targeted by authorities
Lawyers for Lawyers is concerned about reports of lawyers being targeted by the Chinese state security police. The lawyers have been providing pro bono legal advice to people arrested during the recent anti-lockdown protests. In the past few weeks, peacefulLees verder