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Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding 12 human rights violations against members of legal profession

May 15, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding 12 human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Oliver Holland in Zambia

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Oliver Holland in Zambia.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the dismissal of 227 judges and prosecutors in Turkey

May 10, 2017

Reports indicate that on February 20, 2017, the Government of Turkey dismissed 227 judges and prosecutors as part of its ongoing investigations into the failed coup of July 2016.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the detention of lawyer Tasneem Ahmed Taha El Zaki in Sudan

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the detention of lawyer Tasneem Ahmed Taha El Zaki in Sudan.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and administrative conviction of lawyer Emil Kurbedinov in Crimea

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and administrative conviction of lawyer Emil Kurbedinov in Crimea.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Mia Mascariñas-Green in the Philippines

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Mia Mascariñas-Green in the Philippines.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Muhammad Jan Gigyani in Pakistan

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Muhammad Jan Gigyani in Pakistan.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest, conviction and detention of lawyer Talgat Ayanov in Kazakhstan

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest, conviction and detention of lawyer Talgat Ayanov in Kazakhstan.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Jhon Fredy Concha Valbuena and the attempted murder of lawyer Jorge Enrique Belalcázar Gutierrez in Colombia

May 10, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murder of lawyer Jhon Fredy Concha Valbuena and the attempted murder of lawyer Jorge Enrique Belalcázar Gutierrez in Colombia.

The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the maltreatment of lawyer Li Chunfu in China

May 10, 2017

Li Chunfu is one of the more than 300 human rights lawyers and advocates in China who, since July 2015, have been questioned, detained or charged by Chinese authorities as a result of their human rights work.  

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