Human Rights

Attempted assassination of human rights defender - Supoj Kansong

The Law Society are 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). 

Mr Issa al-Hamid - Human rights defender at risk

The Law Society is concerned for Mr Issa al-Hamid, a human rights activist and a founding member of ACPRA (the Saudi Association for Civil and Political Rights), who was sentenced on 14 April 2016 to 9 years imprisonment, followed by a 9 year travel ban, by the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh.

Investigation of the murder of a lawyer: Yuri Grabovski

The Law Society strongly condemns the brutal murder of the criminal defence lawyer Yuri Grabovski, who was last seen on 5 March 2016.

Joint call for action to U.N. Special Rapporteurs on behalf of two detained Turkish lawyers

The Law Society is concern regarding the unlawful and arbitrary arrest of two Turkish lawyers, namely, Ms. Ayse Acinikli and Mr. Ramazan Demir, held in pre-trial detention since 6 April 2016. 

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