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To read our January update please see the attached document. Our updates include news about the Law Society’s human rights activities, volunteering and job opportunities, events and training. If you would like to receive our free updates please email HumanRightsUpdate@lawsociety.org.uk
The President of the Law Society has expressed concern regarding the investigation into the murder of human rights lawyer Tahir Elci.
The Law Society expressed concern for two lawyers in India: Ms Gera and Ms Khandelwal. Read the intervention attached.
The Law Society is concerned for Ny Chakrya, a prominent human rights defender in Cambodia who was summoned to Phnom Penh Municipal Court by the Investigating Judge on 21st October 2015 at 9am. Any failure to appear Court on said date, would have resulted in the Court issuing an arrest warrant for him. Read intervention attached.
The Law Society is concerned about the reports of ongoing judicial harassment, treatment, persecution and imprisonment of human rights activist, peaceful protester and campaigner Zainab Al-Khawaja. Read full intervention attached
Session 9: Business and Human Rights