International Observatory of Lawyers at Risk
Equatorial Guinea: Lawyer Gemma Jones was arbitrarily detained for more than three hours at the National Police station in the capital city of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Malabo.
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan lawyer José Arnulfo López Cruz is forced into exile to avoid arrest for his legal defence of political prisoners.
Nicaragua: Lawyer Eilyn Margarita Cruz Rojas into forced exile
Chawki Tabib, lawyer at the Tunis Bar, former President of the Tunis Bar Association and President of the National Authority for the Fight against Corruption, placed under house arrest.
The election of lawyer Firmin Yangambi to the Bar of the Tshopo region arbitrarily cancelled
Afghan lawyer Latifa Sharifi, a member of the Hawca association, whose main aim is to protect women’s rights, has already received several open death threats in the past. On 15 August, she tried to leave Afghanistan but was turned away at…
Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohammed El-Baqer continues to be arbitrarily detained in miserable conditions.
Philippines: Human rights lawyer and activist Czarina Musni openly threatened, persecuted and harassed
ALGERIA: Arrest and detention of lawyer Abderraouf Arslane
LEBANON: Arrest and arbitrary detention of lawyer Rami Alleik
Colombia: Arbitrary detention of lawyer Johan Sebastián Moreno Castro and possible criminalization
El Salvador: New attempt to criminalize lawyer Bertha María Deleón’s work
COLOMBIA: Colombia: Lawyer Sebastián Escobar threatened again in the course of his work
Turkey: Lawyer Aytac Unsal imprisoned at the risk of his health: sign the petition!
Philippines : Assassination of lawyer Eric Jay Magcamit
China: Risk of enforced disappearance of lawyer Chang Weiping
RUSSIA: Lawyer Mansur Gilmanov assaulted and arbitrarily detained.
RUSSIA: Lawyer Mikhail Benyash sentenced for a publication on social networks.
LIBYA: Lawyer and women’s rights defender Hanane Al-Barassi murdered in Benghazi
TURKEY: Last hearing for human rights lawyer Levent Pişkin