International Observatory of Lawyers at Risk
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.
EGYPT: Authorities deny the operation he needs to survive, arbitrarily imprisoned, lawyer Massoum Marzouk.