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Pakistan/New Zealand: Pakistan the focus of 2020 Day of Endangered Lawyer

July 17, 2019 The tenth annual Day of the Endangered Lawyer will focus on Pakistan, on 24 January 2020. The Day of the Endangered Lawyer foundation is based in the Netherlands. It has developed a wide range of activities around the world on 24 January to raise awareness of lawyers who are being harassed, silenced, pressured, threatened, …

Turkey/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: 9th DAY OF ENDANGERED LAWYER – 24 January 2019 SAVE THE DATE

November 18, 2018 Dear colleagues, Dear friends, This year, for the 9th Day of the Endangered Lawyer, we hereby invite you and your organisation to take part in the Day of the Endangered Lawyer events once again. The next Day of the Endangered lawyer will take place on the 24th of January 2019. This year, …

Day of the Endangered Lawyer/China: Day of Endangered Lawyers: Making sure they’re not forgotten

February 13, 2017 As families in Hong Kong gathered to celebrate the Lantern Festival on Sunday, our thoughts were on civil rights activists and rights lawyers who are still behind bars or under house arrest in the mainland since the so-called “709 crackdown on dissent” that took place in July 2015. In May 2015, more …

(IAPL) Day of Endangered Lawyer 2015

Click to see pdf version The IAPL expresses solidarity with lawyers and legal workers around the world on the Fifth “Day of the Endangered Lawyer”, Friday, January 23, 2015. The date has been celebrated since 2010. The international focus this year is on the Philippines and IAPL has deep concern for our colleagues in the …

Pakistan/The Netherlands/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Celebrating Dissent: Interview Marathon part 5: Threatened lawyer Saif-Ul-Malook 2019 08 30

September 13, 2019 31 August-1 September 2019, Celebrating Dissent Festival, Amsterdam Photos of Celebrating Dissent Festival at De Balie in Amsterdam Persecuted Pakistani Christian woman builds new life in Canada https://www.dw.com/en/deaths-in-custody-the-culture-of-police-torture-in-pakistan/a-50474723 https://thewire.in/south-asia/the-culture-of-police-torture-in-pakistan DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 24 January 2020 – PAKISTAN https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2019/06/22/pakistan-day-of-the-endangered-lawyer-january-24-2020-pakistan/ Homepage #DayoftheEndangeredLawyer

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lahore lawyers strike against arrest of Advocate Ahmad Mukhtar

September 6, 2019 On 5.9.19 Ahmad Mukhtar Adv Ferozewala had an exchange of harsh words with police officials regarding a car parking issue. This resulted in an FIR and a raid was conducted by DSP ferozewala with a heavy force at his chambers. After his arrest,he was confined in lockup for a whole night. Ahmad …

Pakistan/Canada/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Asia Bibi pleads for justice for victims of Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws as she plans to settle in Europe

August 31, 2019 As Asia Bibi sits free at last in a secret location in Canada, the Pakistani Christian woman who spent years on death row after a false blasphemy charge thinks of those left behind still facing the same ordeal. Nearly four months after the 54-year-old finally left Pakistan following a miscarriage of justice …

Pakistan/UK/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Baloch hold anti-Pakistan protest to demand release of disappeared activists

August 31, 2019 Baloch political activists on Friday gathered outside British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s house at 10 Downing Street to seek his immediate intervention for the release of thousands of Baloch activists languishing in detention centres in Pakistan. The protests were organised by Baloch National Movement (BNM) (UK-zone) on the occasion of the International Day of …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Contempt notice for PBC leader withdrawn

August 31, 2019 Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth on Friday withdrew a contempt notice issued to Pakistan Bar Council vice-chairman Syed Amjad Shah after a delegation of senior lawyers from across the country called on him and requested him to drop the charges. Few days ago, a notice was issued to the …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Punjab lawyers on strike against murderous attacks

August 30, 2019 The Punjab Bar Council strongly condemns the murderous attack on Mr. Nouman Qureshi Ex-Member Punjab Bar Council & his Advocate brother at his office in which he got injured. Such incidents depict the failure of the law enforcement agencies. In condemnation of the aforesaid incident the lawyers of Lahore division will observe …