The Law Society of England and Wales expressed its concern over the killing of the human rights defender Jeremy Barrios in Guatemala and the increasing unsafe environment for human rights defenders and lawyers in the country.
The Law Society is concerned about the imprisonment of the two human rights lawyers Buzurgmehr Yorov and Nuriddin Makhkamov in Tajikistan. We respectfully urge the Government of Tajikistan to ensure that the conditions of detention of the two lawyers comply with international human rights standards and that appeal mechanisms are made available to the lawyers.
The Law Society of England and Wales and the organisation Lawyers for Lawyers sent a joint letter to the Turkish President Erdogan to extend concern over the arrest of the lawyer Levent Piskin.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to express its concern over the detention of the Chinese human rights lawyer Xia Lin, who was sentenced to a 12 years imprisonment on fraud charges.
In an intervention letter, the Law Society expresses its concern for the detention and life threats received by the prosecutor Orlando Lopez in Guatemala.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to the President of India out of concern for the travel restriction imposed to the Indian human rights defender Khurram Parvez.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to the President of Malaysia after the sedition charges brought against the lawyer N. Surendran, which led to its imprisonment.
The Law Society expressed its cocnern over the harassment received by the LGBTI rights defender Sandra Ntebi in Uganda
An intervention letter was sent to the President of Burundi to express the concern of the Law Society on the reprisals against four lawyers.
The Law Society is deeply concerned about the treatment receveid by the human rights defender Guo Feixiong while detained in Yangchun prison in the provice of Guandong in China. The Law Society urges the Chinese Government to ensure that appropriate medical treatment is provided to Mr. Feixiong and that safety of lawyers and human rights defenders in guaranteed in the country.