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13 mei 2019

Uitreiking Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019

De Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 gaat naar: Selçuk Kozağaçlı Mensenrechten- advocaat uit Turkije De uitreiking van de Award vindt plaats op donderdag 23 mei 2019 in Amsterdam. Registreer nu om deel te nemen!   De Award ceremonie zal worden

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19 maart 2019

Uitreiking Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019

De Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 wordt uitgereikt op donderdag 23 mei 2019 in Amsterdam. Het is alweer de vijfde keer dat de internationaal gewaardeerde Lawyers for Lawyers Award wordt toegekend. Voorafgaand aan dit evenement is er een uiterst interessant

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26 april 2019

AvdR voor L4L Rally op 7 september

Kruip achter het stuur voor bedreigde collega’s Tekst: L4L/Johan van Uffelen Je maakt er geen vuile handen mee. Want daar zit je als advocaat natuurlijk niet op te wachten. Je doet er wél interessante, informele contacten mee op. En, het

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23 april 2019

L4L and FTW monitor trial of lawyer Can Tombul

Turkije

On 18 April, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers and Fair Trial Watch attended the third hearing in the case of lawyer Can Tombul in Istanbul. Nardy Desloover, ex-president of the Rotterdam Bar Association, who represented the Dutch Bar Associations, attended

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17 april 2019

Training “Effective advocacy at UN Human Rights Mechanisms”

Russische Federatie

The Institute for Law and Public Policy (ILPP) has invited Lawyers for Lawyers to jointly give a training course in Moscow concerning “Effective advocacy at the United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms”. The training will take place from 19-20 April 2019.

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10 april 2019

Selçuk Kozağaçlı to receive L4L Award 2019

Turkije

Selçuk Kozağaçlı, a human rights lawyer from Turkey, will receive the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019. By selecting Selçuk Kozağaçlı, the expert jury “wants to applaud the unwavering dedication of both Selçuk Kozağaçlı and his colleagues to defending the basic human

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10 april 2019

Letter on behalf of Justus Ijeoma

Nigeria

In a letter to the Nigerian authorities Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the maltreatment of lawyer Justus Ijeoma by the police.  Justus Ijeoma is a Nigerian human rights lawyer and the executive director of the International Human Rights and

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9 april 2019

Joint letter on conviction Nasrin Sotoudeh

Iran

On 30 December 2018, lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes after being tried in absentia and without access to a legal representative of her own choosing. In a joint letter Lawyers for Lawyers

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9 april 2019

Concluding observations UN Human Rights Committee on Viet Nam

Vietnam

In March 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee reviewed Viet Nam’s compliance with its international human rights obligations. Last week, the Committee issued the concluding observations of this review. In the concluding observations the Committee expressed its concern “about allegations

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5 april 2019

Kunstenaars op de bres voor advocaten Turkije

Ze verbranden jullie toga’s… Tekst: Johan van Uffelen Ze kunnen de tralies zekeren maar ze kunnen de stemmen niet dempen Ze kunnen jullie toga’s verbranden maar vrezen jullie engelen Enkele regels uit een gedicht dat Anne Vegter, voormalig Dichter des

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5 april 2019

Statement on situation of lawyers in Turkey

Turkije

On this day, 5 April 2019 – celebrated as Lawyers’ Day in Turkey – 34 organizations, including Lawyers for Lawyers, take the opportunity to strongly condemn the ongoing crackdown against lawyers in Turkey. View the full statement here. Following the

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4 april 2019

UPR submission Kazakhstan

Kazachstan

On 28 March 2019, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review of Kazakhstan. This review will take place in October/November 2019. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers highlighted that the Kazakh authorities do not always uphold the necessary guarantees

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4 april 2019

Özlem, Sezin, Gülhan

In november 2018 reisden Anne Vegter, voormalig Dichter des Vaderlands, en fotografe Biance Sistermans naar Istanbul. Beiden maakten deel uit van een internationale groep proceswaarnemers op uitnodiging van Lawyers for Lawyers. Anne Vegter schreef een gericht ter ondersteuning van drie vervolgde

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