Invitation Lawyers for Lawyers Award Ceremony 2019
Presenting the 2019 Laureate of the Lawyers for Lawyers Award:
Human rights lawyer from Turkey
The Award Ceremony will take place on 23 May 2019 in Amsterdam. Register now to attend!
The Award ceremony will be opened by Mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security. Sirikan Charoensiri (2017 Laureate) will present the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 to Selçuk Kozağaçlı who is represented by Serife Ceren Uysal.
Seminar: Lawyers at risk! Do we need a European Convention?
Prior to the Award ceremony, a seminar with the title ‘Lawyers at risk! Do we need a European Convention?‘ takes place. This seminar is organized in collaboration with the Amsterdam Bar Association and the Justitia Commission of the Young Lawyers Association Amsterdam. The main topic of the seminar will concern the developments surrounding the proposed European Convention on the Profession of Lawyers.
Speakers include Mrs. Marriët Schuurman, Human Rights Ambassador of the Netherlands, Lawyers for Lawyers Award laureates and nominees from Zimbabwe, Thailand and Turkey as well as representatives from national and international bar associations and the Council of Europe.
Letter on the continued detention of Dr. Mohammad Al-Roken
United Arab Emirates
In a letter to the UAE authorities Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the continued arbitrary detention of lawyer Dr. Mohammed Al-Roken. This month, it has been eight years since Dr. Mohammad Al-Roken, a respected human rights lawyer, from theLees verder
One year since Selçuk Kozağaçlı received the L4L-Award
On this day, 23 May 2020, Lawyers for Lawyers takes the opportunity to look back on last year’s Lawyers for Lawyers Award presented to Selçuk Kozağaçlı from Turkey. The Lawyers for Lawyers Award is awarded to a lawyer or groupLees verder
Event at Consulate in honor of L4L Award for Selçuk Kozağaçlı
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, hasLees verder
Presentation Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019
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 MayLees verder