Day of the Endangered Lawyer
Friday 22 January 2014 is the “Day of the endangered lawyer”. This year, the annual events focus on lawyers in Honduras who risk their life to guarantee fundamental human rights and freedoms. We cordially invite you to participate in these events in The Hague!
14:00 Manifestation and petition
Location ‘Vredespaleis’ in The Hague
Manifestation for the endangered Honduran lawyers at ‘het Vredespaleis’. A petition will be submitted to the Honduran embassies and consulates in different cities in- and outside of Europe.
16:00 to 17:00 Seminar
Location Lawfirm Buren, Johan de Wittlaan 15 Den Haag
The Day of the endangered lawyer foundation and Lawyers for Lawyers invite you to attend the seminar in The Hague. During this seminar, L4L board member Harald Wiersema will speak to Honduran attorney Linda Samanta Morales Madrid about the current situation of lawyers in Honduras.
Hans Gaasbeek, initiator of the ‘Day of the endangered lawyer’ will give a brief introduction about the Day of the Endangered lawyer and the activities in other cities.
– Linda Samanta Morales Madrid, Attorney from Honduras
Moderator: Harald Wiersema, Board Member Lawyers for Lawyers
The seminar is followed by drinks.
The “Day of the Endangered Lawyer” is a joint initiative of European Democratic Lawyers (AED-EDL, www.aed-edl.net) and the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH, www.eldh.eu), supported by several organizations, amongst which L4L.
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