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Interventions in 2017

Indictment of the human rights lawyer Orhan Kemal Cengiz in Turkey

11 May 2017

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.

Prolonged pre-trial detention of lawyers in Cameroon

26 April 2017

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. 

Joint intervention letter on Turkey

13 March 2017

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.

Detention of the human rights defenders Esham Kossak and Ahmed Al Musheikhis in Saudi Arabia

10 March 2017

The Law Society of England and Wales is concerned about the detention of two human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia.

Disappearance of the human rights defender Samar Abbas in Pakistan

10 March 2017

The Law Society of England and Wales sent an intervention letter on the case of disappearance of the human rights defender Samar Abbas in Pakistan. 

All Interventions 2017

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