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.
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 Kabul airport.
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
TURKEY: Death of lawyer Ebru Timtik after 238 days on hunger strike for the simple demand of a fair trial.
TURKEY: Taner Kiliç, lawyer and former president of amnesty international Turkey sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison.
NICARAGUA: The OIAD calls for measures to ensure due process and the personal safety of Julio A. Montenegro.
EGYPT: Lawyer Mohsen Bahnasi, arrested and arbitrarily detained despite risks of contracting COVID-19.
KAZAKHSTAN: Search of the Belgian and Kazakh Authorities at the home of the refugee lawyer Botagoz Jardemalie.
SRI LANKA: Lawyer Kumaravadivel Guruparan, prevented from practicing his profession at the request of the Sri Lankan army.
SINGAPORE: Persecutions against the lawyer Ravi Madasamy, engaged in the defence of Malaysian death row inmates.
UGANDA: Lawyer Patrick Mugisha arrested at his workplace without an arrest warrant, missing for 5 days.
IRAN: Lawyer Mohammad Najafi who was detained several times, is arrested again 4 days after his release.
CHINA: Lawyer Jiang Tianyong disappears when released from jail, then reappears but still under police control.
EGYPT: Authorities deny the operation he needs to survive, arbitrarily imprisoned, lawyer Massoum Marzouk.