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2 januari 2019

NOMINATE NOW FOR THE L4L AWARD 2019!

The closing date for submission of nominations is 1 March 2019, 11:59 PM CET. Lawyers for Lawyers wishes you all the best for 2019! This will be a special year for Lawyers for Lawyers, with the first lustrum edition of the Lawyers for

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14 december 2018

Dag bedreigde advocaat Den Haag: Lezing met Ruken Gulagaci

Turkije

Samen met Lawyers for Lawyers organiseert de Jonge Balie Den Haag op 24 januari van 17.00-18.00 uur een lezing. Ruken Gulagaci, advocaat uit Turkije, komt spreken. klik hier om je aan te melden Donderdag 24 januari 2019 is de jaarlijkse ‘Dag

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12 december 2018

Save the date: lezing met Ramazan Demir 24 januari

Turkije

Advocaat Ramazan Demir spreker op de Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat Bedreiging van advocaten in Turkije uit eerste hand 24 januari 2019 – Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat Klik hier om je aan te melden. In sommige landen worden advocaten

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6 januari 2019

Arrest of lawyer Mohamed Ramadan

Egypte

Lawyers for Lawyers is concerned about the arrest and detention of human rights lawyer Mohamed Ramadan. On 2 January 2019, we called upon the Egyptian authorities to immediately release Mohamed Ramadan and drop all the charges against him. Mohamed Ramadan

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27 december 2018

Trial against Wang Quanzhang

China

The trial against human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang started on 26 December 2018, the day after Christmas day. At the end of the day, the official website of the No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin posted a short announcement

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13 december 2018

Trial against lawyer Can Tombul

Turkije

On 12 December, Lawyers for Lawyers, Fair Trial Watch, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the European Democratic Lawyers and the Human Rights Committee of the Norwegian Bar Association called on the authorities of Turkey to immediately release lawyer Can Tombul.  Can

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10 december 2018

Joint petition letter – Wang Quanzhang

China

In a petition letter addressed to the Chinese authorities on the day of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and at the initiative of the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association, 20 lawyer’s associations

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9 december 2018

Five years since disappearance Razan Zaitouneh

Syrië

Today, 9 December 2018, marks five years since the disappearance of lawyer Razan Zaitouneh. Together with her husband and two colleagues, Razan Zaitouneh disappeared on 9 December 2013 in Douma, after a group of armed men stormed the office of the Violations Documentation Center.

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8 december 2018

Emil Kurbedinov sentenced to administrative detention

On 7 December 2018, human rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov was sentenced to 5 days of administrative detention by the Kievsky district court of Simferopol. He was charged with “propagandising for extremist organisations” in relation to a 2013 social media post.

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6 december 2018

Joint letter on behalf of lawyer Daniel Prado

Colombia

In a joint letter, 11 organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers amongst them, expressed concerns about the threats against Colombian lawyer Daniel Prado. In November, member of Lawyers for Lawyers’ Latin America focus group met with Daniel Prado in Amsterdam (picture). Mr

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4 december 2018

L4L and FTW observe hearing lawyers Ezilenlerin Hukuk Bürosu

Turkije

On 29 November 2018 representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), Fair Trial Watch (FTW) and lawyers from Switzerland and the Netherlands observed the second hearing in the trial against lawyers Sezin Uçar, Őzlem Gümüstas and Gülhan Kaya of Ezilenlerin Hukuk

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4 december 2018

Threats against lawyer Daniel Prado

Colombia

The Law Society of England & Wales, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Bar Council of England & Wales, and the Bar Human Rights Committee have expressed their concerns about serious threats made against the lawyer Daniel Prado

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