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Interventions in 2013

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  • Turkey: Lawyers at Risk

    18 September 2014

    The Law Society wrote to the President of Turkey in relation to a number of cases which have been brought in Turkey over the last year or so against lawyers who are engaged in the representation of individuals whose cases involve human rights principles.  

  • Colombia: 2 Lawyers at Risk

    18 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the President of Colombia regarding the murder of two Colombian lawyers.  

  • Sri Lanka: Ms Nimalka Fernando - Lawyer at Risk

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

       

  • Bahrain: Mr Naji Fateel - HRD at Risk

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa in Bahrain, after repeated reports of the arbitrary arrest, detention and torture of the human rights defender, Mr Naji Fateel.  

  • Philippines: Ms Elisa Lascoña Tulid - Killing of HRD

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the President of the Republic of the Philippines, expressing grave concerns by reports of the killing of human rights defender Ms Elisa Lascoña Tulid.  

  • Guatemala: Concerns raised over possible amnesty for General Rios Mont

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to Dr Hector Hugo Perez Aguilera, President Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Guatemala regarding concerns over a possible amnesty for General Rios Montt.  

  • Pakistan: Mr Mushtaq Gill- Lawyer at Risk

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to His Excellency Mr Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan, expressing concern regarding the situation of lawyer Mr Mushtaq Gill.  

  • Malaysia: Ms Lena Hendry - HRD at Risk

    9 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the Prime Minister of Malaysia concerning human rights defender Ms Lena Hendry.  

  • Turkey: Mr Ramazan Demir - Lawyer at Risk

    4 December 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the President of Turkey expressing concern regarding the situation of lawyer Mr Ramazan Demir.

  • Vietnam: Mr Le Quoc Quan - Lawyer at Risk

    27 November 2013 Updated: 18 September 2014

    The President of the Law Society wrote to the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam expressing concern regarding the situation of Mr Le Quoc Quan, a prominent and highly respected human rights lawyer.  

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