Petition on Azerbaijan – Day of the Endangered Lawyer
Lawyers for Lawyers has co-signed a petition in support of the 11th Day of the Endangered Lawyer, which focuses on the situation for lawyers in Azerbaijan.
The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is commemorated each year on 24 January. On this special day, Lawyers for Lawyers and our international colleagues from the Coalition for the Endangered Lawyer, ask their international colleagues to 1) raise awareness about the number of lawyers whoare being harassed, silenced, pressured, threatened, persecuted, and in some countries tortured and murdered for their work as lawyers; and 2) initiate, or further develop a national discussion about ways to protect lawyers.
Call for nominations: L4L Award 2021
The Lawyers for Lawyers Award aims to honor lawyers who have made significant contributions to the protection of the rule of law and human rights in challenging environments. Through the Award, Lawyers for Lawyers generates public recognition for the workLees verder
Announcement International Fair Trial Day and the Ebru Timtik Award
Hold the Date – International Fair Trial Day and the Ebru Timtik Award (14 June 2021) The right to a fair trial has long been recognised by the international community as a fundamental human right. Without a fair trial everyLees verder
Hejaaz Hizbullah produced before court
According to information we have received, Hejaaz Hizbullah was produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court on 18 February 2021 on the instructions of an Attorney General to the Inspector General of Police. During the hearing, Hejaaz Hizbullah was remanded inLees verder
Chinese New Year: a grim outlook for the situation of human rights lawyers in the Year of the Ox
Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year and the start of the Spring Festival. The Year of the Ox, associated with honesty, earnestness and selflessness, seems unlikely to bring good news for human rights lawyers and activists thatLees verder