The President of the Law Society wrote to the President of Turkey expressing concern regarding the situation of lawyer Mr Ramazan Demir.
The President of the Law Society wrote to His Excellency Mr Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan, expressing concern regarding the situation of lawyer Mr Mushtaq Gill.
The President of the Law Society wrote to Dr Hector Hugo Perez Aguilera, President Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Guatemala regarding concerns over a possible amnesty for General Rios Montt.
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Please see below a parliamentary briefing released by the Law Sociey ahead of the Report stage in the Houses of Commons.
The Law Society of England and Wales welcomes the decision to acquit human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa in Zimbabwe.
The President of the Law Society wrote to the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam expressing concern regarding the situation of Mr Le Quoc Quan, a prominent and highly respected human rights lawyer in Vietnam.
Law Society responds to the JCHR call for evidence on access to justice of the Government’s proposed judicial review reforms
The Law Society has responded to a call for evidence from the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) on the implications for access to justice of the Government's proposed judicial review reforms.
Law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or inbetween stages) are invited to enter the Law Society's annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.
This year's essay title is: ‘Applying human rights and humanitarian law, in what circumstances should forcible measures be permitted against a state that is subjecting its people to human rights abuses?' The deadline for entries is 21 February 2014.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Sri Lanka's capital this week, the Law Society of England and Wales supports demands for an independent investigation into alleged war crimes and ongoing human rights abuses.