Search Results for: Day of Endangered Lawyer

Ireland/Switzerland/Taiwan etc: Day of Endangered Lawyer focuses on Azerbaijan

21/01/21 The 11th Day of the Endangered Lawyer which will be marked tomorrow, (22 January) focuses on Azerbaijan this year. Protests and seminars will be organised in solidarity with human rights lawyers in Azerbaijan.  The Day of the Endangered lawyer is normally commemorated each year on 24 January, which falls on Sunday this year. […] Protests …

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 …

Colombia: Day of the Endangered Lawyer – Wrap up

24/01/22 Along with the workaday perils of practising law that they share with their male counterparts, such as being gunned down in the street, Colombia’s women lawyers face threats that are particular to them. They could be raped, for example, or suffer another form of sexual assault that aims to intimidate and discourage them from …

Colombia: Day of the Endangered Lawyer – select tweets

24/01/22

Colombia/UK etc: At risk for upholding the law: Day of the Endangered Lawyer

24/01/22 Lawyers are being arbitrarily arrested, prosecuted and convicted, as well as forcibly disappeared and even killed in countries across the world because of their work upholding the rule of law, the Law Society of England and Wales said to mark the day of the endangered lawyer on 24 January. Law Society president I. Stephanie …

Colombia/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Threat against the CCAJAR lawyers collective, MOVICE movement of victims of state crimes

06/12/21 On December 6, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “Attention: Yesterday, December 5, the #DDHH [human rights] organizations accompanied by PBI @Ccajar and @Movicecol victims of state crimes. Urgent progress in investigations into those responsible and guarantees were threatened for political participation.” CCAJAR has also tweeted: “We demand that @FiscaliaCol investigate, prosecute and punish the authors of this …

Colombia/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Country File: The use of justice as a persecution mechanism (EN/ES/FR)

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