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L4L Award Award video about Thai lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri

29 Jun 17 

On 19 May, Thai human rights lawyer Sirikan 'June' Charoensiri received the fourth L4L-Award in Amsterdam. The award was presented to her by Jorge Molano from Colombia, who received the award two years ago. Sirikan Charoensiri was the first woman to receive the L4L-Award.

This video was created by Human Rights in the Picture for L4L. It was shown for the first time during the reception that was hosted at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand on 27 June, that was organized to honour and congratulate Sirikan June Charoensiri.


(Nederlands) L4L Doe mee aan de Mr. Rally 2017!

21 Jun 17 Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
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Turkey Deniz Sürgüt released but placed under house arrest

20 Jun 17 On 16 June 2017, the Gümüşhane High Criminal Court decided to release lawyer Deniz Sürgüt, after 22 months of pre-trial detention. He is currently under house arrest. The trial against him was postponed to 7 September 2017. Together with three others, Mr. Sürgüt was arrested on 6 August 2015 in Idil (in the province of […]
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Turkey Trial against Deniz Sürgüt

15 Jun 17 Tomorrow, the trial against lawyer Deniz Sürgüt from Turkey will continue at the Gümüşhane High Criminal Court. Members of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy & World Human Rights (ELDH) will be present to observe the trial. According to our information, on 6 August 2015, Mr. Sürgüt, together with three others, was arrested in […]

Tajikistan 95th anniversary establishment of first Tajik Bar Association

26 May 17 Today, 26 May 2017, marks the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the first Tajik Bar Association. Tajikistan’s human rights record continues to deteriorate amid an ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression and political opposition. L4L has grave concerns about the situation of lawyers in this country. According to our information, lawyers working on sensitive […]
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(Nederlands) ,,Pleitbezorgers van de menselijke waardigheid”

17 May 17 Sorry, this entry is not available in English.

L4L Award On the shortlist: Iyad Alami

17 May 17 Next Friday, 19 May, the presentation of the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2017 will take place after the seminar ‘The Voice of Rights, about lawyers and freedom of expression’. Next to the presentation of the Award to Thai lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri, special attention will be paid to two other nominees who were selected by the […]

Myanmar Threats against Robert Sann Aung

15 May 17 L4L is concerned about the threats and harassment of lawyer Robert Sann Aung from Myanmar. The threats started after the killing of lawyer U Ko Ni at 29 January 2017. We have reason to believe that the threats and harassment are connected to his legitimate activities as an attorney. Robert Sann Aung is a prominent […]