Human Rights

Reprisals against four lawyers in Burundi

An intervention letter was sent to the President of Burundi to express the concern of the Law Society on the reprisals against four lawyers. 

Mr. Guo Feixiong - Treatment in detention of a human rights defender

The Law Society is deeply concerned about the treatment receveid by the human rights defender Guo Feixiong while detained in Yangchun prison in the provice of Guandong in China. The Law Society urges the Chinese Government to ensure that appropriate medical treatment is provided to Mr. Feixiong and that safety of lawyers and human rights defenders in guaranteed in the country. 

Mr. Ramon Cadena Ramila - Harassment of a Lawyer

The Law Society is deeply concerned about the recent harassment and acts of intimidation against the human rights lawyer Ramón Cadena Rámila, Representative of the International Commission of Jurists in Guatemala. The Law Society urges the Government to understake effective steps to protect lawyers in Guatemala.

Travel Bans against Human Rights Defenders and a Lawyer in Bahrain

The Law Society is deeply concerned about the increase of travel bans imposed on human rights defenders and activists in Bahrain. According to the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) the list of travel bans imposed on human rights defenders and activists has doubled with at least 25 cases of travel bans, 23 of which have been imposed since June 2016 Read the full letter below  

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