The Law Society wrote to the President of Turkey in relation to a number of cases which have been brought in Turkey over the last year or so against lawyers who are engaged in the representation of individuals whose cases involve human rights principles.
The Law Society, Lawyers for Lawyers in the Netherlands, Fair Trial Watch and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada jointly responded to the call from the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for submissions regarding human rights in Turkey. Read the joint submission below.
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 Wales, Bar Council of England Wales, Law Society of Scotland, Law Society of Northern Ireland, Bar of Ireland, and Law Society of Ireland have sent a letter to authorities in Guatemala on threats to the independence of the judiciary and rule ...
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