17 May 2017, The Law Society of England and Wales
On 9th May 2017, the Law Society of E&W sent an intervention letter on the case of indictment of the human rights lawyer Orhan Kemal Cengiz in Turkey.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to the Cameroonian President on the case of pre-trial detention of lawyers facing charges before the military tribunal in Cameroon.
The Law Society of England and Wales sent a joint letter with various law societies and bar councils on the case of the dismissal of 227 judges and prosecutors in Turkey and the detention of Judge Aydin Sefa Akay.
The Law Society of England and Wales is concerned about the detention of two human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia.
Human Rights Committee member Nick Howard examines the human rights situation in Wales from his perspective as lawyer for the Welsh Government.
Human Rights Committee member Alastair Logan reflects on his distinguished career as a solicitor, defending “the Guildford Four” and fighting for access to justice
Diego García-Sayán speaks about the importance of the independence of the legal profession.