Egypt: Executions of 75 Defendants in Egypt | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: International Commission of Jurists 2 October 2018 President of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Office of the President Al Ittihadia Palace, Cairo, Egypt Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim Minister of … [Read more...]

Canada/Egypt: Day of the Endangered Lawyer Recap | Event

LRWC co-hosted three events across Canada on 24 and 31 January 2018 to commemorate and support the global Day of the Endangered Lawyer.  LRWC’s participation was part of worldwide events in 34 cities to reflect on the personal and professional safety of lawyers around the world, who face mounting … [Read more...]

Egypt: Lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat Acquitted | News

This post first originally posted on https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2018/01/14/egypt-breaking-news-mahienour-and-moatasem-acquitted/ Mahienour el-Massry Lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been acquitted on appeal by a court in Alexandria, the … [Read more...]

Egypt/Canada: Day of the Endangered Lawyer | Event | Halifax and Victoria, January 24 | Toronto, January 31

For Halifax and Victoria: more information available here For Toronto: RSVP and more information available here HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – JANUARY 24, 2018: Day of the Endangered Lawyer – International Experiences and Opportunities In honour of the Day of the Endangered … [Read more...]

Egypt: Immediately Release Lawyer Mahienour El-Massry | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version L4L and LRWC are calling for the immediate release of prominent human rights lawyer Ms. Mahienour El-Massry, who was arrested on 18 November 2017 and has been transferred to a prison in Cairo far from her home base. Ms el-Massry faces illegitimate charges of participating in an … [Read more...]

Egypt: Remedy Unlawful Arrest, Detention, and Conviction of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan | Letter

Full PDF Version Thursday, April 20, 2017 Abdel Fattah el-Sisi President of Egypt Abdeen Palace El-Gomhoreya Square Rahbet Abdin, Abdeen Cairo, Egypt Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim Minister of Justice Lazoghly Square, Ministry of Justice Cairo, Egypt Email: … [Read more...]

Egypt: Canadian Journalist Mohamed Fahmy | Letter

Full PDF Version This letter implores the Canadian government to take personal and immediate action to secure Mr. Fahmy’s deportation to Canada. … [Read more...]

Egypt: Letter Calling for Mr. Mohamad Fahmy’s Release from Prison and Return to Canada | Letter

Full PDF Version Hundreds of individuals endorsed a letter calling on the Prime Minister of Canada to ensure that journalist Mohamad Fahmy is released from prison in Egypt and returned to Canada. Mohamad Fahmy was convicted in Egypt of charges that criminalize freedoms of expression and … [Read more...]

Egypt: Arrest and Detention of Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version February 4, 2011 Vice President: H.E. Omar Suleiman 'Abedine Palace Cairo, Egypt Fax:   011 202 2 390 1998  or  011 202 2 795 8016 Minister of Defence: H.E. Field Marshal Muhammad Tantawi Ministry of Defence 23 Al Khalifa Al Ma'moun Street Cairo, Egypt Fax: … [Read more...]