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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: Lawyer Irshad Nasreen kidnapped and tortured

October 23, 2019 Punjab Bar Council strongly condemns the cruel act of accused Nazar Fareed etc in which they kidnapped & brutally tortured Mrs. Irshad Nasreen Advocate depalpur. This inhumane act of the above persons is Unlawfull & highly immoral. Bearing in mind the very fact that the victim is a female advocate this act …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Junaid Hafeez: Why is Pakistani scholar’s blasphemy case receiving scant attention?

October 7, 2019 Human rights organizations are demanding the release of a 33-year-old university lecturer who has been in solitary confinement since 2014. His family told DW the blasphemy allegations were fabricated by Islamists. Amnesty International last week demanded that Pakistani authorities immediately and unconditionally release Junaid Hafeez, a 33-year-old lecturer at the Bahauddin Zakariya …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lawyer Saeed Khan murdered

October 15, 2019 (Pakistan Bar Council Facebook, 15/10/19) https://www.facebook.com/PakistanBarCouncil/ https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2019/10/09/pakistan-10th-day-of-the-endangered-lawyer-2020-24-01-2020-with-the-focus-on-pakistan-a-struggle-to-protect-pakistani-lawyers-especially-against-islamic-fundamentalism-and-terrorism-basic-repo/ https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2019/09/26/pakistan-day-of-the-endangered-lawyer-global-bodies-worry-over-pakistani-lawyers-safety/ https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2019/06/22/pakistan-day-of-the-endangered-lawyer-january-24-2020-pakistan/ DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 24 January 2020 – PAKISTAN Homepage #DayoftheEndangeredLawyer

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Days After Chanting Anti-army Slogans, Senior Pakistani Lawyer ‘Kidnapped’ in Lahore

October 14, 2019 Kashif Ali Chaudhry was in a market at Thokar Niaz Baig area to purchase cable wire when unidentified persons on two vehicles overpowered Chaudhry, bundled him into a vehicle and fled away. A senior lawyer of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party was allegedly “kidnapped” by some unidentified persons, according to a …

Pakistan/Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Lawyer Kashif Qanoondan abducted

October 13, 2019 The Punjab Bar Council strongly condemns the abduction of Ch. Kashif Qanoondan by the security agencies without any legal justification and commission of offence. This act of the security agencies is highly condemnable because the security agencies are present for the protection of public and not to cause terror and harassment to …

Pakistan: 10th DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER 2020 (24-01-2020) WITH THE FOCUS ON PAKISTAN: A struggle to protect Pakistani lawyers, especially against Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism — BASIC REPORT

October 9, 2019 Background Over the past several years lawyers in Pakistan have been subjected to acts of mass terrorism, murder, attempted murder, assaults, (death) threats, contempt proceedings, harassment and intimidation in the execution of their professional duties.  They have also been arrested, detained or tortured, and in some cases the family members of the …