The Law Society expressed its concern over the acts of harassment against the human rights lawyer Azza Soliman in Egypt. 

Ms. Soliman’s financial assets were frozen and she was prevented from landing into Cairo in November 2016. Ms. Soliman was bailed pending investigation on an alleged involvement in receiving illegal foreign funding with the aim of threatening national security in Egypt. 

The Law Society requested authorities to stop acts of harassment against Ms. Soliman, to withdraw all charges against her and to ensure freedom and safety of all lawyers and human rights defenders in Egypt. 

Read the full letter below.