27 februari 2024

Statement on the arrest and detention of Palestinian human rights lawyer Diala Ayesh

Occupied Palestinian Territory

Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) expresses grave concern regarding the recent arrest and detention of Diala Ayesh following her arbitrary arrest on January 17 2024. Diala Ayesh is a dedicated Palestinian human rights lawyer known for her advocacy on behalf of

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26 februari 2024

Joint statement calling for greater protection of human rights lawyers in Zimbabwe


In a joint statement, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) have welcomed the decision of the Zimbabwean authorities to drop charges brought against two human rights lawyers, Douglas Coltart and Tapiwa Muchineripi. This

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21 februari 2024

Adil Meléndez Márquez Loses Security Detail Following Prestigious Award Win


On January 23, 2024, Colombian lawyer Adil José Meléndez Marquez was honored with the Sir Henry Brooke Award by the Alliance for Lawyers at Risk, following a nomination from Lawyers for Lawyers. This prestigious accolade recognizes legal practitioners or human

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20 februari 2024

Vacature relatiemanager

Vacature relatiemanager  Lawyers for Lawyers zet zich in voor een vrije en onafhankelijke advocatuur. Waar dan ook ter wereld. Ze verbinden advocaten in Nederland met vakgenoten die bedreigd of vervolgd worden vanwege hun werk. Waar de rechten en vrijheid van

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16 februari 2024

Letter to the authorities of Pakistan on the situation and trial of lawyer Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir


Lawyers for Lawyers has recently sent a letter to the Pakistan authorities in support of the defense and release of Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir, a renowned Pakistan human rights lawyer. Today, Friday 16 February 2024, marks the start of the trial

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12 februari 2024

International Fair Trial Day 2023 and call for nominations for the Ebru Timtik Award

The right to a fair trial has long been recognised by the international community as a fundamental human right. Without a fair trial, every individual risks becoming the victim of a miscarriage of justice, either as an innocent suspect wrongly

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7 februari 2024

Report on Belarus: The Crisis of the Legal Profession Continued Repressions 2022 – 2023


In cooperation with the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the Center for Constitutionalism and Human Rights, Right to Defense, and Lawyers for Lawyers have prepared this report to summarize the ongoing worrying

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31 januari 2024

Lawyers for Lawyers’ Letter Supporting Arnon Nampa’s Defense and Bail Application to the Criminal Court


Lawyers for Lawyers has recently sent a letter to the Thai Criminal Court in support of the defense and bail application of Arnon Nampa, a renowned Thai human rights lawyer. The letter outlines the deep concerns regarding Nampa’s conviction, highlighting

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25 januari 2024

Tunisia – Release “Lawyers Under the Watch”


OMCT Joint Paper Addressing the Increasing Number of Prosecutions Against Lawyers in Tunisia Lawyers for Lawyers is pleased to announce the publication of a joint paper titled “Lawyers Under the Watch,” a comprehensive examination of the growing challenges legal professionals

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24 januari 2024

Golaleh Vatandoust, Iranian Lawyer, Sentenced to 6 Years, 7 Months & 20 Days of Prison


Golaleh Vatandoust, Iranian Lawyer, Sentenced to 6 Years, 7 Months & 20 Days of Prison On January 16, 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers received information from a trusted source that the First Branch of the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj sentenced Ms.

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24 januari 2024

Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2024 – Iran


On 24 January 2024, the fourteenth edition of the Day of the Endangered Lawyer will take place. This year’s edition focuses on the extremely difficult situation of lawyers in Iran. Lawyers for Lawyers is co-organizing multiple events in the context

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24 januari 2024

Lawyers for Lawyers Joins #JusticeForThulani Campaign


One year after the assassination of the prominent human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko, demands for justice remain unanswered. Lawyers for Lawyers commemorates human rights lawyers Thulani Maseko one year after he was assassinated in his home on January 21, 2023.

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