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23 september 2021

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Turkey and Iran

On 22 September, Lawyers for Lawyers joined Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the general debate on civil, political, economic, social and

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23 september 2021

Online evenement: de veiligheid en onafhankelijkheid van advocaten en rechters in Turkije

Turkey

De International Commission of Jurists, de Amsterdamse Orde van Advocaten, Lawyers for Lawyers en Rechters voor Rechters organiseren op 5 oktober van 16.00-17.30 uur een online evenement over de situatie van advocaten en rechters in Turkije. Onze kernwaarde “onafhankelijkheid’ is

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23 september 2021

Recap online conference ‘Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe’

Zimbabwe

On 21 September 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) organized an online seminar on the situation of human rights lawyers in Zimbabwe. The event coincided with

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22 september 2021

Malaysia: UPR mid-term report

Malaysia

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Malaysia in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers has written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Malaysia has implemented the recommendations it partially accepted during the 2018 UPR process

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21 september 2021

Report: Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe

Lawyers for Lawyers and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have launched the joint report “Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe”. The report reflects on the worrisome trend of increased systematic arrests of a number of Zimbabwean lawyers, and

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20 september 2021

Colombia: UPR mid-term report

Colombia

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Colombia in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers’ Right Watch Canada and the Colombian Caravana have written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Colombia has implemented

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20 september 2021

An entire profession on trial

Turkey

Press release issued by the legal Fact Finding Mission, taking place in Istanbul from 15 September to 20 September, to monitor and observe current mass trials against lawyers in Turkey. A group of approximately 30 lawyers from Belgium, France, Germany,

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16 september 2021

Joint oral statement during ID with Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

On 13 September, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute and the Law Society of England and Wales delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM). The dialogue took

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15 september 2021

Uganda drops money laundering charges against Nicholas Opiyo

Uganda

Lawyers for Lawyers welcomes the news that the charges against lawyer and human rights defender Nicholas Opiyo were dropped on Monday 13 September 2021. Lawyers for Lawyers has previously issued a joint statement on Mr Opiyo’s behalf in January 2021.

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9 september 2021

Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak laureates Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2021

Belarusian lawyers Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak will receive the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2021. The Award will be presented at a ceremony co-hosted by Lawyers for Lawyers and the Amsterdam Bar Association in the Rode Hoed in Amsterdam on

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6 september 2021

Study Association NSO Eques raises €3869 for Lawyers for Lawyers.

NSO Eques has raised €3869 for Lawyers for Lawyers through a sponsored sports event. On 27 August 2021, study association NSO Eques from Nijmegen organized a sports event to raise money for Lawyers for Lawyers. The twenty business law students

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1 september 2021

Event ‘Attacks on Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe’ on 21/09/2021

Lawyers for Lawyers, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) are organizing an online international conference on the Attacks against Human Rights Lawyers in Zimbabwe, taking place on 21 September 2021 from

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