The Law Society is concerned for Mr Abdolfattah Soltani, a human rights lawyer, founding member of Defenders of Human Rights Center, and a Nuremberg International Human Rights Award recipient.
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 very concerned for the safety of Ge Yongxi, a Guangdong-based human rights lawyer, at An Guo Law Firm.
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 expressed its cocnern over the harassment received by the LGBTI rights defender Sandra Ntebi in Uganda
The Law Society is very alarmed by the murder of Berta Caceres, a Honduran Human Rights Defender.
The Law Society is deeply concerned of the repeated arrest of the human rights defender Mr. Nabeel Rajab in Barhain.
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 strongly condemns the brutal murder of the criminal defence lawyer Yuri Grabovski, who was last seen on 5 March 2016.