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Egypt Lawyers sentenced in ‘Raml Police Station’ case

18 Feb 15 On 9 February 2015, El Raml Misdemeanour Court in Alexandria sentenced 10 human rights activists and lawyers including Mahienour El-Massry, Youssef Shabaan, Loay El Kahwagy to two years’ imprisonment. The sentence could ...

Syria Mazen Darwish 3 years in jail

16 Feb 15 The Syrian government should immediately free the prominent Syrian human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir, 71 human rights organizations, including L4L said today, ...
Wang Yonghang

China Detained Wang Yonghang’s birthday, in very bad health

16 Feb 15 Tuesday 17 February is lawyer Wang Yonghang’s 42nd birthday. Unfortunately there is little reason for joy. It will be his sixth birthday in a row in detention. Since July 2009 ...
Souad al-Shammary

Saudi Arabia Souad al-Shammari released!

06 Feb 15 Lawyer Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear. A royal pardon had ...
Azza Soliman

Egypt Judicial harassment of lawyer Azza Soliman

06 Feb 15 On 24 January 2015, human rights lawyer Azza Soliman was informed that she is being investigated on charges of violating the ‘protest law’. On that day Soliman voluntarily went to ...

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