Lesotho: Prominent Lawyer Khotso Nthontho Arrested | Press release

Full PDF Version PRESS RELEASE Lesotho: prominent lawyer Khotso Nthontho arrested Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) are concerned about the arrest of lawyer Khotso Nthontho on 12 February 2016 and the ongoing threats against lawyers in Lesotho. Particularly the … [Read more...]

Lesotho: Security Situation of Lawyers and Independence of the Legal Profession | Joint Letter

Six lawyers, who act on behalf of 23 soldiers suspected of plotting a coup, have been harassed by the Lesotho Defence Forces who have threatened the lawyers, prevented them from consulting with clients, and kept them under survelllance. Five of the lawyers were named in a 'hit list' distributed … [Read more...]