The President of the Law Society has expressed concern regarding the investigation into the murder of human rights lawyer Tahir Elci.
The Law Society has been concerned for many years for the safety of the residents of both Camp Liberty and Camp Ashraf.
The Law Society is very concerned for the safety of Ge Yongxi, a Guangdong-based human rights lawyer, at An Guo Law Firm.
The Law Society is very alarmed by the murder of Berta Caceres, a Honduran Human Rights Defender.
The Law Society is concern regarding the unlawful and arbitrary arrest of two Turkish lawyers, namely, Ms. Ayse Acinikli and Mr. Ramazan Demir, held in pre-trial detention since 6 April 2016.
The Law Society strongly condemns the brutal murder of the criminal defence lawyer Yuri Grabovski, who was last seen on 5 March 2016.
The Law Society is concerned for Mr Issa al-Hamid, a human rights activist and a founding member of ACPRA (the Saudi Association for Civil and Political Rights), who was sentenced on 14 April 2016 to 9 years imprisonment, followed by a 9 year travel ban, by the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh.
The Law Society is deeply concerned to learn of the assassination attempt on Mr Supoj Kansong, a human rights defender who is a member of the Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT).
The Law Society is deeply concerned of the repeated arrest of the human rights defender Mr. Nabeel Rajab in Barhain.
The Law Society is deeply concerned for the safety of the occupants of Camp Liberty and has raised this matter previously in our letter dated 4 April 2016 (see attached) on the treatment of the residents of this Camp. Read the full letter below