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Myanmar Killing of lawyer U Ko Ni

06 Feb 17 L4L was shocked to learn about the killing of lawyer U Ko Ni on 29 January 2017. We call on the authorities of Myanmar to conduct a prompt, thorough, impartial and transparent investigation into the killing of U Ko Ni. According to our information, on 29 January 2017, U Ko Ni was shot at close […]

Burundi Four lawyers disbarred

25 Jan 17 On 16 January 2017, the ‘Secrétaire Général et porte parole de la Cour Suprême‘ of Burundi posted a message on her Twitter account, stating lawyers ...

L4L Nomination L4L Award 2017 open

02 Jan 17 Nominate now! Until 15 February 2017 you can nominate a lawyer, or a group of lawyers, for the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2017. This award ...
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China Day of the Endangered Lawyer

23 Dec 16 Tuesday 24 January 2017 is the “Day of the endangered lawyer”. This year, the annual events focus on lawyers in China.  In July 2015, a unprecedented and seemingly ...
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Vietnam Nguyen Van Dai detained for one year – send him a postcard!

16 Dec 16 The Vietnamese government must immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer and blogger Nguyen Van Dai, L4L and other organizations said today. Nguyen Van Dai ...

Turkey Sentencing of two lawyers in UAE

14 Dec 16 On 12 December, L4L called on the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to immediately release Vahit Aykut Ergil and Abdulmetin Uraçin, both lawyers ...
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Egypt Travel ban and asset freeze against human rights lawyers

10 Dec 16 In a letter, L4L called upon the Egyptian authorities to immediately lift the travel ban against Azza Soliman and Malek Adly and to immediately and ...

Syria Razan Zaitouneh missing for three years

09 Dec 16 Since human rights lawyer Razan Zaitouneh, her husband and two colleagues were abducted on 9 December 2013, no one has heard of them. Today, exactly three ...
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