International Observatory of Lawyers at Risk
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…
Philippines: Human rights lawyer and activist Czarina Musni openly threatened, persecuted and harassed
LEBANON: Arrest and arbitrary detention of lawyer Rami Alleik
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
RUSSIA: Lawyer Mansur Gilmanov assaulted and arbitrarily detained.
RUSSIA: Lawyer Mikhail Benyash sentenced for a publication on social networks.
TURKEY: Last hearing for human rights lawyer Levent Pişkin
THAILAND: Lawyer Anon Nampa arrested in Bangkok.
GUATEMALA: The Lawyer Esteban Celada is at risk.
NICARAGUA: The OIAD calls for measures to ensure due process and the personal safety of Julio A. Montenegro.
PAKISTAN: Saïf ul-Malook, lawyer of the Christian couple sentenced to death for blasphemy.
CHINA: Disciplinary sanction against lawyer Lu Siwei for defending a lawyer.
CHINA: Release of lawyer Wang Quanzhang!
ZAMBIA: Practice ban against Zambian lawyer John Sangwa.
TANZANIA: Fatma Karume suspended indefinitely by the High Court of Tanzania.