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Vietnam Trial against Nguyen Van Dai

04 Apr 18 On 5 April 2018, human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, his assistant Le Thu Ha, and other members of the Brotherhood for Democracy will appear before the People’s Court in Hanoi. Lawyer Nguyen Van Dai was arrested on 16 December 2015, while he was on his way to a meeting with delegates from the European Union as part of […]
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Morocco Moroccan lawyer El Bouchtaoui convicted

30 Mar 18 Lawyers for Lawyers and The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister of Morocco ...
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(Nederlands) Opbrengst Werkboek WWFT voor L4L

13 Mar 18 Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
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Thailand 14 years since disappearance of lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit

12 Mar 18 Fourteen years ago, Thai human rights lawyer Somchai Neelaijipit disappeared and he is currently still missing. Until now, no perpetrators have been held accountable for his ...
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Turkey Joint oral statement to Special Rapporteur on Torture

01 Mar 18 On 1 March 2018, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) delivered a joint oral statement at the 37th Session of the United Nations ...

Joint oral statement “Attacks on lawyers: Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and China”

01 Mar 18 On 1 March 2018, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) delivered a joint oral statement before the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, in the framework ...
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China Human rights groups call on States to hold China accountable at the UN HR Council

27 Feb 18   In a private letter sent to select UN member states, nearly 20 human rights organisations called for clear and concrete actions to denounce China’s ...

Indonesia Investigation of attack on lawyer Alldo Felix Januardy

19 Feb 18 On 28 January 2018, Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) expressed their concern about the termination of the investigation of the physical ...