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One year after receiving the L4L-Award 2017: Sirikan ‘June’ Charoensiri

18 Jun 18 “Our work is far from over” Thai human rights lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri – known to friends as ‘June’- was the first woman to receive the Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) Award one year ago. She was rewarded for her ‘unwavering courage and commitment’ in defending human rights in Thailand. We asked her what has happened since […]
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China blog Cry for help from Chinese Human Rights Lawyers

15 Jun 18 By Su Chun Lin At the invitation of Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group(CHRLCG), I attended on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers the annual seminar ...
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Vietnam Nguyen Van Dai freed and exiled to Germany

10 Jun 18 Human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai has arrived in Germany after his release from prison in Vietnam, the German foreign ministry said on Friday, two ...
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China Suppression of human rights lawyers

07 Jun 18 Together with other organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers called on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally withdraw all the decisions about revoking and invalidating lawyers’ ...
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Egypt Haytham Mohamadeen arrested

06 Jun 18 On 15th May 2018, Egyptian lawyer Mr. Haytham Mohamadeen was arrested on charges of “aiding a terrorist organization to achieve its goals” and  “calling for illegal protests.” Lawyers ...
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Vietnam Open Letter to Reject the EU-Vietnam FTA

05 Jun 18 A coalition of in total 90 Vietnamese and international human rights organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers amongst them, called on the European Union (EU) to reject the ...
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Turkey L4L and FTW visit law firms

17 May 18 On 10 May 2018, three hearings were held in Istanbul in cases against lawyers that are suspected of terrorism-related crimes: the KCK-case, the ŐHD-case, and ...
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Turkey L4L and FTW in Istanbul for hearings

15 May 18 On 10 May 2018, three hearings were held in Istanbul in cases against lawyers that are suspected of terrorism-related crimes: the KCK-case, the ŐHD-case, and ...