Concern about risks and challenges for justice and lawyers in Colombia during COVID-19 | Joint Letter

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LRWC was among the signatories of a joint letter from international organisations and individuals seriously concerned about the situation of access to justice and lawyers’ ability to practice their profession, particularly for the defence of human rights. During the COVID-10 pandemic, judicial proceedings have been suspended, lawyers’ professional activity has been paralyzed. The pandemic has resulted in lawyers’ being confined to their homes, which has increased the threats and harassment they experience.

The signing organisations include: