Law student Ian McDonald was named winner of this year’s Law Society’s human rights essay competition at the annual Graham Turnbull Lecture last night.
The Law Society of England & Wales has submitted information regarding the human rights situation in Cameroon for the UN Human Rights Council’s 30th session in May 2018. See the full text of the submission attached.
When: 05/05/2015 18:00 - 20:45
Read our blog on the UN side event that the Law Society and Lawyers for Lawyers organised at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 16 March 2017.
Read our evidence submitted for a joint shadow report with the British Institute for Human Rights
In November 2011, mass arrests of Kurdish and Turkish lawyers took place in raids executed simultaneously in many Turkish cities and provinces.
Tony Fisher, member of the Law Society Human Rights Committee, reports back from Turkey where he took part in an international delegation to observe a mass trial of lawyers.
For the last two years the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales have, along with lawyers from a number of other countries in the EU and the US, been observing the trial of 45 mainly Kurdish lawyers who have been on trial in Istanbul, Turkey. Read the latest report from the hearing of 13th November 2014 - see attached.