Egypt: Detention and Disappearance of Mr. Ezzat Ghoneim | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Ezzat Ghonim Photo Credit: Middle East Monitor Thursday, November 22, 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...]