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Tahir Elci

Turkey Lawyer Tahir Elçi shot dead

29 Nov 15 On 28 November 2015, Tahir Elçi, human rights lawyer and the President of the Diyarbakir Bar Association, was shot dead in broad daylight. During a press conference in the Kurdish ...
Tran Thu Nam and  Le Luan

Vietnam Human rights lawyers Tran Thu Nam and Le Luan attacked

27 Nov 15 On 3 November 2015, human rights lawyers Mr Tran Thu Nam and Mr Le Luan were attacked and beaten by eight masked men. L4L has reason to believe that Tran ...

Saudi Arabia Waleed Abu al-Khair awarded with Ludovic Trarieux prize

27 Nov 15 Today, human rights lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair will be awarded with the Ludovic Trarieux Prize. As Abu al-Khair is currently serving a prison sentence of 15 years, his lawyer Daniel ...

Egypt Detention conditions Mahienour el-Massry deteriorate

04 Nov 15 L4L expresses its concern over the reported deterioration of the detention conditions of human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry in the Damanhour prison in Egypt. On 31 May 2015, El-Massry was ...

Myanmar Trial against human rights lawyer Khin Khin Kyaw

04 Nov 15 On October 14, a hearing took place in a case brought against lawyer Khin Khin Kyaw. This was reported by Frontline Defenders on their website. Khin Khin Kyaw is a ...

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