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19 May: Seminar and Presentation L4L-Award

01 May 17   “Freedom of expression in connection to lawyers, is very timely and topical, as lawyers for free expression and human rights defenders are increasingly being targeted“ These are words by Mark Stephens, the acclaimed British lawyer who represented, among others, ‘Facebook girl’ Esraa from Egypt and is on the human rights council of the International […]
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Vietnam Petition update WGAD on Nguyen Van Dai

21 Apr 17 Together with Media Legal Defence Initiative, PEN International, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada and Viet Tan, L4L filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) in November 2016, urging it to intervene in ...

(Nederlands) China Onafhankelijke advocaten in China met uitsterven bedreigd

20 Apr 17 Sorry, this entry is not available in English.

Tajikistan Court rejects appeal of lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov

11 Apr 17 At the beginning of March 2017, Tajikistan’s Court of Appeal rejected Buzurgmehr Yorov’s appeal and upheld the previous court verdict of a 23 year prison ...

Thailand Human rights lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri to receive Lawyers for Lawyers Award

07 Apr 17 Sirikan Charoensiri, a human rights lawyer from Thailand, will receive the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2017. On 19 May 2017 Sirikan Charoensiri will accept the ...

Save the Date! 19 May: L4L-Award seminar

06 Apr 17 L4L invites you to “The Voice of Rights” About lawyers and Freedom of Expression Seminar + Presentation of the L4L-Award 2017 Introduction:
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China Joint statement with call to ensure right to a fair trial

25 Mar 17 In a joint statement, L4L, together with other organizations, called on the Chinese authorities to ensure the right of a fair trial in the forthcoming ...
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Belarus Sentencing of lawyer Oleg Volchek

24 Mar 17 L4L is concerned about the sentencing of lawyer Oleg Volchek. We shared our concerns in a letter to the authorities of Belarus. Oleg Volchek is a ...