Lawyers for Lawyers launches podcast highlighting the work of female lawyers
Lawyers for Lawyers presents the podcast series ‘5 Weeks of Empowerment: Highlighting the Work of Female Lawyers’.
In the run-up to 8 March 2021, International Women’s Day, Lawyers for Lawyers will highlight the important work of inspiring female lawyers in a new podcast series. In our podcast series, we will talk to five female lawyers from Tanzania, Venezuela, Poland, Georgia and the Philippines. We will address the challenges they face as women in the male dominated legal profession, who inspires them and the development of the position of female lawyers in their respective countries.
Listen to our first episode with Fatma Karume, Tanzanian lawyer and former President of the Tanganyika Law Society. All episodes will be posted here.
Report: Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe
Lawyers for Lawyers and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have launched the joint report “Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe”. The report reflects on the worrisome trend of increased systematic arrests of a number of Zimbabwean lawyers, andLees verder
An entire profession on trial
Press release issued by the legal Fact Finding Mission, taking place in Istanbul from 15 September to 20 September, to monitor and observe current mass trials against lawyers in Turkey. A group of approximately 30 lawyers from Belgium, France, Germany,Lees verder
Uganda drops money laundering charges against Nicholas Opiyo
Lawyers for Lawyers welcomes the news that the charges against lawyer and human rights defender Nicholas Opiyo were dropped on Monday 13 September 2021. Lawyers for Lawyers has previously issued a joint statement on Mr Opiyo’s behalf in January 2021.Lees verder
Study Association NSO Eques raises €3869 for Lawyers for Lawyers.
NSO Eques has raised €3869 for Lawyers for Lawyers through a sponsored sports event. On 27 August 2021, study association NSO Eques from Nijmegen organized a sports event to raise money for Lawyers for Lawyers. The twenty business law studentsLees verder