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China Police

China Open letter to President for massive wave of arrests

22 Jul 15 In an open letter to President Xi Jinping, 24 organisations, including L4L, have strongly condemned the recent unprecedented and seemingly well-coordinated detention campaign of a large number of human rights lawyers ...
Wang Yu

China Over 130 lawyers arrested or intimidated by authorities

20 Jul 15 The number of human rights lawyers and activists have been detained, arrested, held incommunicado, summoned to appear or restricted in their freedom in China since Thursday 9 July has reached 132, according to the ...
Intigam Aliyev

Azerbaijan Lawyers call for immediate release of Intigam Aliyev

15 Jul 15 95 lawyers from 24 countries call for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev. He has been in jail in Azerbaijan since 8 August 2014. In ...
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L4L These lawyers must not be forgotten!

03 Jul 15 Three lawyers from Turkey, Cameroon and Colombia ask attention for their colleagues who face difficulties in exercising their profession as a lawyer. These lawyers should not be forgotten! On the ...
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Swaziland Thulani Maseko released from prison

01 Jul 15 On 30 June, the Swaziland Supreme Court ordered the release of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and journalist Bhekithemba Makhubu. The State conceded that it had no case against them ...

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