The Law Society joined 18 organisations and individuals to co-sign a letter to Chinese authorities challenging the revocation of the license to practice of human rights lawyer Li Jinxing.
The Law Society is deeply concerned by the ongoing and increasing death threats made against Domingo Vasquez, an indigenous leader and human rights defender in Guatemala.
The Iranian lawyer Amirsalar Davoud was recently convicted to 30 years imprisonment and 111 lashes on charges of “insulting officials”, “propaganda against the state”, and “forming a group with the purpose of disrupting national security”.
The Philippines – Killing of lawyers Benjamin Raphael Atotubo, and other members of the legal profession
The Law Society of England & Wales raised its concern over the murder and assination of lawyers in a letter to the the President of the Republic of the Philippines
The Law Society issues letter to the Saudi Arabian Authorities concerning the detention of Women's Rights Defender
The Law Society sent a letter to authorities in Saudi Arabia regarding the harassment and incommunicado detention of women’s rights defender Samar Badawi
The Law Society of England & Wales, Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Council have sent a letter to authorities in Tajikistan regarding its concern about the arrests and detentions of lawyers and human rights defenders.
The Law Society of England and Wales sent an intervention letter to the President of India to raise awareness on the case of harassment against the human rights lawyer Rajat Kalsan.
The Law Society of England and Wales expressed its concern over the killing of the human rights defender Jeremy Barrios in Guatemala and the increasing unsafe environment for human rights defenders and lawyers in the country.
The Law Society expressed concern for two lawyers in India: Ms Gera and Ms Khandelwal.