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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 pending EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement. Vietnam is in the midst of an unprecedented political crackdown against peaceful expression.Just in April 2018, the Vietnamese authorities conducted five political trials and sentenced […]
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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 ...
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Turkey Journalist’s lawyer Veysel Ok prosecuted

11 May 18 On 9 May 2018, renowned media lawyer Veysel Ok appeared before the 37th Criminal Court of First Instance in Istanbul for allegedly openly insulting the ...
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Vietnam Lawyers for Lawyers submits report to HR Committee

10 May 18 In July 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee will review Viet Nam’s compliance with its international human rights obligations. Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for ...
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China Yu Wensheng arrested

26 Apr 18 On 19 April 2018 Yu Wensheng was arrested on charges of ‘’inciting subversion of state power’’ and ‘’obstructing public service’’. He had been kept in ...
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Colombia Pre-session blog

15 Apr 18 On Friday 13 April, lawyer Oskar Mulder attended the pre-session organized by UPR-Info, for the review of Colombia. Oskar wrote a blog about his experiences ...
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(Nederlands) Ren de Dam tot Damloop 2018 voor Lawyers for Lawyers!

09 Apr 18 Sorry, this entry is not available in English.