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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/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lawyers Observe Strike Against Attack On Senior Advocate

July 22, 2019 Lawyers of District Bar Association Hyderabad Monday observed full day strike against alleged attack on senior advocate and president Sindh High Court Association Nisar Ahmad Durani Lawyers of District Bar Association Hyderabad Monday observed full day strike against alleged attack on senior advocate and president Sindh High Court Association Nisar Ahmad Durani. Due to strike proceeding in all courts of the …

Pakistan/UK/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Why won’t the government condemn the existence of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws?

July 18, 2019 Ministers keep condemning the “misuse” of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws in response to parliamentary questions. But the ‘misuse’ of indefensible laws isn’t the issue – the existence of them is, says Chris Sloggett. On Monday foreign office minister Tariq Ahmad addressed a question about the case of Shaghufta Kausar in a written answer to a …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lawyers urge SJC to reject references against judges

July 14, 2019 As lawyers boycotted court proceedings in different parts of the country, an All Pakistan Lawyers’ Convention on Saturday called upon the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) to reject the references against two judges of superior courts saying the cases were aimed at curtailing the independence of the judiciary. The convention, held on the premises of …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: References against judges: Lawyers ask SJC to make its proceedings public

July 13, 2019 The legal fraternity on Friday demanded of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) to make public the outcome of the proceedings of presidential references filed against Justice Qazi Faez Isa of the Supreme Court and Justice Karim Khan (KK) Agha of the Sindh High Court. A five-member bench of the Supreme Judicial Council …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lawyers to protest govt references on July 13

July 11, 2019 The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has announced a countrywide strike on July 13 to protest against presidential references against the Supreme Court judge Qazi Faez Isa and the Sindh High Court judge K K Agha. In its Wednesday press release, the PBC said the legal fraternity will stage a strike on July …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: PBC gives call for countrywide strike on July 13

July 10, 2019 The Pakistan Bar Council has given a call for a countrywide strike on July 13 on the presidential reference against the judges, saying the presidential reference is an attempt to “subdue judges”. The lawyers besides observing strike will attend the lawyers’ convention to be organized by the Peshawar High Court Bar. The …