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Lawyers (64)
Jan 20 2020 3:24pm
Iraq: Human rights lawyer forcibly disappeared
On 8 October 2019, armed men suspected of belonging to the Popular Mob...
    Dec 6 2019 4:23pm
    Saudi Arabia: prominent lawyer on hunger strike over prison mistreatment
    Waleed Abu al-Khair, lawyer for jailed blogger Raif Badawi, in solitar...
      Jun 13 2019 11:59am
      Iran: one million people sign petition calling for jailed lawyer's release
      Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was given 33-year jail sentence earlier this ye...
        Nov 12 2018 12:59pm
        Urgent Action Update: Lawyer released on bail but threat of jail remains
        Lawyer Mikhail Benyash, who had been detained since 9 September after ...
          Nov 1 2018 6:14pm
          Egypt: at least 19 human rights activists arrested in 'chilling' new crackdown
          ‘Anyone who dares to speak out about human rights violations in Egypt ...
            Oct 16 2018 4:03pm
            Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk granted protection measures in Chile
            Chilean human rights defender and lawyer Karina Riquelme is no longer ...
              Oct 16 2018 2:53pm
              Urgent Action update: Lawyer at risk for defending indigenous people in Chile
              Lawyer Karina Riquelme was again intimidated by Chilean police intelli...
                Sep 14 2018 2:41pm
                Urgent Action: Lawyer assaulted and arbitrarily detained in Russia
                On 9 September, lawyer Mikhail Benyash was arrested, beaten and detain...
                  Sep 4 2018 12:45pm
                  Iran: husband of hunger-striking human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh arrested
                  Reza Khandan has campaigned for his wife’s release and against women b...
                    Sep 3 2018 6:25pm
                    Iran: lawyers arrested over weekend as crackdown on civil society intensifies
                    Those being targeted include lawyers and activists associated with the...