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Turkey Interview with lawyer Ramazan Demir

01 Nov 17 Lawyer Ramazan Demir from Turkey, recently distinguished with the Human Rights Award 2017 by the International Bar Association (IBA), continues his fight.  Despite the great personal risks he runs in the pursuit of his work: ,,I even expect to be indicted as a traitor soon. This happens nowadays to many who receive an award from abroad for their work in Turkey”, he says. Lawyers for Lawyers interviewed Ramazan: You defend anyone whose […]

DRC Oral statement at Human Rights Committee

20 Oct 17 Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement to the United Nations Human Rights Committee about the situation of lawyers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
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Vietnam Joint statement: stop the crackdown

16 Oct 17 A coalition of Vietnamese and international human rights organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers amongst them, called on the Vietnamese authorities to stop the crackdown against peaceful expression ...

Turkey Ramazan Demir recipient of 2017 IBA Human Rights Award

13 Oct 17 Lawyers for Lawyers congratulates human rights lawyer Ramazan Demir on receiving the 2017 IBA Human Rights Award. He accepted the Award on Friday 13 October ...

Tajikistan Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov arrested two years ago

04 Oct 17 Lawyers for Lawyers has grave concerns about the situation of lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov. Two years ago, on 28 September 2015, Yorov was arrested. Since then ...
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China Zhu Shengwu’s licence revoked

03 Oct 17 Lawyer Zhu Shengwu from China was recently accused of making online speeches that “endangered state security”. Zhu has become the first ever lawyer to be ...
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Egypt Arrest of lawyer Ibrahim Metwally

27 Sep 17 L4L has grave concerns about the abduction and incommunicado detention of Mr. Ibrahim Metwally Hegazy, human rights lawyer, Co-founder and Coordinator of the Association of ...
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Indonesia Oral statement at UN Human Rights Council

23 Sep 17 On 21 September 2017, L4L delivered an oral statement during the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic ...