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Azerbaijan Intigam Aliyev receives IBA Human Rights Award 2015
09 Oct 15
Lawyer Intigam Aliyev was today named the winner of the 2015 International Bar Association (IBA) Human Rights Award. Intigam Aliyev was sentenced in April 2015, on trumped-up charges of “tax ...
Turkey Petition presented to Dutch House of Representatives
08 Oct 15
On 7 October 2015, L4L and Fair Trial Watch (FTW) presented a petition to the Permanent Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In this petition the organizations raised concerns ...
Syria Joint statement for release of Khalil Maatouk
07 Oct 15
The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the prominent human rights lawyer Khalil Maatouk and his colleague Mohamed Zaza, 51 organizations, including L4L, said on 6 October 2015, three years after their arrest. ...
Egypt Trial against Mahienour El-Massry
02 Oct 15
On 21 September 2015, El Raml Misdemeanour Court of Appeal rejected the demurrer filed by human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry and two others to suspend the implementation of their sentence ...
China Update on the recent crackdown on lawyers
01 Oct 15
According to Amnesty International, as per 22 September, 245 lawyers and activists have been targeted since the nationwide crackdown started on 9 July 2015. Thirty of them are currently still missing ...