Turkey: Ayşe Acinikli and Ramazan Demir

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.  Read the letter below

Honduras: Berta Caceres

The Law Society is very alarmed by the murder of Berta Caceres, a Honduran Human Rights Defender.

China: Ge Yongxi

The Law Society is very concerned for the safety of Ge Yongxi, a Guangdong-based human rights lawyer, at An Guo Law Firm. 

Iraq: Camp Liberty

The Law Society has been concerned for many years for the safety of the residents of both Camp Liberty and Camp Ashraf. 

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