A rights group consists of lawyers making advocacy to ensure lawyers and human rights defenders perform their duty without fear of intimidation, reprisal and judicial harassment.
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative is the member of the International Observatory for Lawyers.
According to a report published by the Center for Lawyers’ Rights of Diyarbakir Bar Association, the lawyers registered with Diyarbakir Bar Association are under systematic judicial harassment. The report reveals that there are seventy-eight ongoing investigations and prosecutions against at least… Read More ›
UK journalist Stephen Delahunty made an interview with Steven Donziger for our Youtube channel. Steven Donziger won a multibillion-dollar judgment against Chevron in Ecuador. In reprisal, he was sued in New York, and he has been on house arrest for… Read More ›
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Italian Federation for Human Rights, Italian National Bar Association and Justice Abroad arranged a conference bringing together international experts, human rights defenders, lawyers, and practitioners to discuss the impact… Read More ›
Turkey was reviewed by UPR WG 35, in January 2020. It received 321 recommendations and it supported 216 recommendations at the adoption of its UPR outcome at HumanRights Council 45, in September 2020. Supported recommendations related to: Legal and general framework of implementation, universal and cross-cutting… Read More ›
Exclusive Interview: Diego García-Sayán, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers
On the International Day of Endangered Lawyers – 2021, we have the privilege of having an exclusive interview with Mr Diego García-Sayán, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers. We talked about a wide range of topics: from growing authoritarianism to attacks on judges and lawyers; Poland, Turkey, Hungary, Italy and others.