Seminar – Day of the Endangered Lawyer (Azerbaijan)
The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021 focuses on Azerbaijan. The Law Society of England and Wales, ELDH, Deutscher Anwaltverein and Lawyers for Lawyers invite you to a seminar on some of the challenges faced by lawyers practising their profession in Azerbaijan.
The seminar will take place from 2.00-3.30 pm (UK time) on Thursday 21 January 2021. In particular, this seminar will address: (i) the legal profession in Azerbaijan and access to justice, (ii) admission to the Bar, (iii) disciplinary proceedings, including disbarment, (iv) lawyers’ right to freedom of expression, and (v) cases of Azeri lawyers before the European Court of Human Rights.
- Shahla Humbatova (lawyer, Azerbaijan)
- Emin Abbasov (lawyer, Azerbaijan)
- Jessica Gavron (legal director, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre)
Moderated by: Dr. Marina Brilman (international human rights adviser, Law Society of England and Wales)
Please register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElceuhrT4iHtBg_bJFGp2644nsXdqOXZkw
Please note that you will receive a confirmation email after registration, including instructions on how to join the seminar in the week of 18 January 2021.
Meer nieuws uit Azerbaijan
Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat 2021 – Azerbeidzjan
24 januari 2021 is de jaarlijkse ‘Dag van de Bedreigde Advocaat’. Dit jaar staat de dag in het teken van advocaten uit Azerbeidzjan die vanwege hun legitieme werkzaamheden in de problemen komen. In het kader van deze dag worden op vrijdag 22Lees verder
UPR mid-term report
In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Azerbaijan in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers and the Law Society of England and Wales have written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Azerbaijan has implemented theLees verder
Elchin Mammad sentenced
It has been reported that Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Elchin Mammad was sentenced to four years in prison by the Sumgait City Court on 14 October 2020. Mr. Mammad is a human rights lawyer, President of the Social Union ofLees verder
Letter on the ongoing detention of Elchin Mammad
In a letter to the Azerbaijani authorities Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the ongoing detention and health of human rights lawyer Elchin Mammad from Azerbaijan. Elchin Mammad is a human rights lawyer, President of the Social Union of LegalLees verder