International Observatory of Lawyers at Risk
Tunisia: criminal investigation against the lawyer and former president of the Tunisian Bar Association Abderrazak Kilani, the Observatory expresses its concern.
Lawyer Akum Michael Nche was abducted in Bamenda by unidentified gunmen on Saturday 15 January 2022.
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.
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
Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohammed El-Baqer continues to be arbitrarily detained in miserable conditions.
ALGERIA: Arrest and detention of lawyer Abderraouf Arslane
LEBANON: Arrest and arbitrary detention of lawyer Rami Alleik
LIBYA: Lawyer and women’s rights defender Hanane Al-Barassi murdered in Benghazi
Cameroon: Assault of a lawyer by police officers in Yaoundé
EGYPT: Lawyer Mohsen Bahnasi, arrested and arbitrarily detained despite risks of contracting COVID-19.
ZAMBIA: Practice ban against Zambian lawyer John Sangwa.
TANZANIA: Fatma Karume suspended indefinitely by the High Court of Tanzania.
EGYPT: Lawyer Zyad El-Elaimy sentenced to one year in prison.
GABON: French-Gabonese lawyer Anges-Kévin Nzigou victim of an attempted kidnapping.
EGYPT: Arrest of lawyer and human rights defender Amr Imam.
EGYPT: Threats and attacks against human rights lawyer Gamal Eid.
EGYPT: Arrest of lawyer and human rights activist Mahienour El-Massry.
UGANDA: Lawyer Patrick Mugisha arrested at his workplace without an arrest warrant, missing for 5 days.
ALGERIA: Lawyer Salah Dabouz under judicial harassment.