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Egypt Unlawful detention of lawyer Malek Adly
27 May 16
L4L expresses its deep concern over the recent violence, arbitrary arrests and detentions, and unfair trials targeting civil society in Egypt, including Egyptian human rights lawyers. These government actions seem ...
Egypt Mahienour el-Massry one year in prison
11 May 16
L4L today called on the Egyptian authorities to immediatly drop the charges against lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and to immediatly release her. Ms. El-Massry was detained exactly one year ago today, ...
Thailand Concerns over intimidation lawyers
11 May 16
L4L, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) wrote a joint-letter to the Lawyers Council of Thailand (LCT) – the country’s representative body of lawyers ...
Turkey Joint letter to Special Rapporteurs on detention lawyers
06 May 16
L4L, together with other organizations, called on United Nations Special Rapporteurs to urge the Turkish authorities to withdraw all charges against human rights lawyers Ayşe Acinikli and Ramazan Demir, and to ...
China Lawyer Zhang Kai released
02 May 16
On 23 March 2016, lawyer Zhang Kai was released by the Chinese authorities after being detained for seven months. The reasons for his sudden release are not known. Zhang Kai, ...