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Burundi Four lawyers face disbarment

27 Oct 16 Lawyers Armel Niyongere, Lambert Nigarura, Dieudonné Bashirahishize and Vital Nshimirimana, are seriously threatened in the exercise of their profession, since the Burundi authorities have requested the disbarment of these lawyers. ...

Colombia Oral statement at Human Rights Committee

21 Oct 16 L4L delivered an oral statement to the Human Rights Committee about the situation of lawyers in Colombia. This week, the Committee reviewed the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political ...

Tajikistan Lawyers sentenced to 23 and 21 years in prison

17 Oct 16 On 6 October 2016, the Dushanbe City Court sentenced lawyers Buzurgmehr Yorov and Nuriddin Makhkamov to 23 and 21 years in prison. The lawyers were sentenced on a number of ...
Khalil Ma'touq

Syria Joint statement for release of Khalil Ma’touq

05 Oct 16 On 4 October 2016, 31 organizations, including L4L, called for the immediate release of Human Rights Lawyer Khalil Ma’touq and his assistant, Mohamed Thatha. The two men disappeared four years ago, on ...
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Tajikistan Oral statement at UN Human Rights Council

28 Sep 16 On 22 September 2016, L4L delivered an oral statement during the 33th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review Outcome Report of Tajikistan ...

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