Lawyers (62)
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...