What a weekend!
On 17 and 18 September, the Mr. Rally and the Dam tot Damloop took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Both were fundraising events for Lawyers for Lawyers. We want to thank all the participants and the organization of the Mr. Rally and our L4L-runnersteam of the Dam tot Damloop for their enthusiasm and spirit. With both events we gathered over 12.000 euro! With the money raised we can continue to support lawyers facing difficulties in exercising their work.
Caught in Sri Lankan religious struggle
The Sri Lankan human rights lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah was detained for almost two years, without knowing why. Meanwhile, there is an indictment, which seems to be out of the blue. He looks relaxed, Hejaaz Hizbullah. During the video interview, theLees verder
Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Thailand and China
On 20 September 2022, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement on the widespread pattern of enforced disappearances including of lawyers and human rights defenders inLees verder
Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Türkiye and China
On 19 September 2022, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement on the systematic pattern of arbitrary detention of lawyers in Türkiye and China. The statementLees verder
Egyptian lawyer Haitham Mohamadein set to be released from prison
Lawyers for lawyers welcomes the news that, on 15 September 2022, Egyptian lawyer Haitham Mohamadein has been set to be released from prison after a pre-trial detention that lasted 16 months. Mr. Mohamadein is a labor lawyer with an affiliationLees verder