International Observatory of Lawyers at Risk
Mexico: The Observatory calls on the Mexican authorities to ensure an effective, diligent and thorough investigation into the situation of Ms. Guerrero.
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: Lawyer Eilyn Margarita Cruz Rojas into forced exile
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…
Philippines: Human rights lawyer and activist Czarina Musni openly threatened, persecuted and harassed
El Salvador: New attempt to criminalize lawyer Bertha María Deleón’s work
TURKEY: Death of lawyer Ebru Timtik after 238 days on hunger strike for the simple demand of a fair trial.
IRAN: Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, detained.