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Law Society and the Tahrir Institute publish advocacy factsheet on Egypt

2019-10-09T14:00:00+01:00

Ahead of Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Pre-Session, the Law Society and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) issued an Advocacy Fact Sheet that complements the joint stakeholder report that the two organisations published in March 2019 as part of the UPR process.

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Law Society submits universal periodic review on Turkey to the UN Human Rights Council

2019-07-18T14:25:00+01:00

The Law Society, together with 13 other bar associations and organisations focusing on the legal profession, submitted a report for the universal periodic review of Turkey to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The report gathers evidence on the situation of lawyers, judges and prosecutors in Turkey since the end ...

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Law Society Gives Evidence on Rule of Law in South America

2019-05-28T15:45:00+01:00

On 30 April 2019, the Law Society’s international human rights adviser, Dr. Marina Brilman, gave evidence to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee on the rule of law and human rights in South America.

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The Law Society joins submission to UN Special Rapporteurs on Turkish lawyers

2019-05-21T09:55:00+01:00

The Law Society has joined a submission to four UN Special Rapporteurs on the arbitrary detention and long-term imprisonment of 18 lawyers, in violation of their right to a fair trial and right to freedom of expression. The submission was signed by 24 representatives of law societies, bar associations, and ...

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Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2019

2019-03-14T14:40:00+00:00

On 24 January 2019,  the Law Society, together with the IBA Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), organised a seminar for the Day of the Endangered Lawyer which – this year - focused on Turkey.

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The Law Society launches Intervention Tracker 2018

2019-03-13T14:55:00+00:00

The Law Society launched its Intervention Tracker 2018. This is the third intervention tracker produced by the Law Society.

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Turkey’s Coup and the European Court of Human Rights

2018-03-13T14:29:00+00:00

On 5 March 2018, the Law Society’s Chair of the Human Rights Committee, Tony Fisher, participated in a conference organised jointly with the German Bar Association, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Observatoire International Des Avocats and ELDH in Berlin.

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The Law Society launches Intervention Tracker 2017

2018-03-01T13:30:00+00:00

The Law Society launched its Intervention Tracker 2017. This is the second intervention tracker produced by the Law Society.

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