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ASF Network - Newsletter June 2013
published on June 18 2013 - News

ASF Network - Newsletter June 2013

The ASF Network publishes its last newsletter.

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published on June 13 2013 - News

Turkey: the mass arrest of lawyers in the Istanbul Law Court

ASF Network denounces the mass arrest of lawyers in the Istanbul Law Court.

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Bahrain: The ASF Network condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Human Rights Defender Naji Fateel
published on May 16 2013 - News

Bahrain: The ASF Network condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Human Rights Defender Naji Fateel

Naji Ali Hassan Fateel is a Bahraini human rights activist and member of the Board of Directors of the Bahraini human rights NGO Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR).

Naji Ali Hassan Fateel was arrested at dawn on 2 May 2013.

 

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published on April 02 2013 - News - Mali

Mali - The ASF Network demands the immediate release of the journalist Boukary Daou

Charged on March 18th 2013 Boukary Daou must appear before the Court through private prosecution at the hearing on April 16th 2013.

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Vietnam: the ASF network calls demands the immediate release of the lawyer Le Quoc Quan
published on March 14 2013 - News

Vietnam: the ASF network calls demands the immediate release of the lawyer Le Quoc Quan

The lawyer and human rights defender Le Quoc Quan was arrested on December,27 2012, at Hanoï, Vietnam, and charged under article 161 of the 1999 Vietnam Penal Code for alleged tax evasion.

 

 
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published on March 12 2013 - News

Bahrain - The Court brings an end to three months of judicial harassment of Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah

The ASF Network welcomes the acquittal of the human rights defender Said Yousi Al-Muhafdah.

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Bahrain - Verdict expected on 11 March - Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah
published on March 07 2013 - News

Bahrain - Verdict expected on 11 March - Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah

ASF Network (Lawyers Without Borders)[i], the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Gulf Centre for Human Right (GCHR), and IFEX (the global network defending free expression of which BCHR is a member), express deepest concerns about the situation of human rights defender Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah, Vice-President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and the circumstances of his trial in Manama.

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Turkey - The ASF Network condemns the recurrent attacks against Turkish Lawyers on the basis of anti-terrorism legislation
published on February 01 2013 - News

Turkey - The ASF Network condemns the recurrent attacks against Turkish Lawyers on the basis of anti-terrorism legislation

During the night of January 18th 2013, the police arrested other 15 lawyers specialized on human rights defense, known for defending the right to freedom of expression of the people victims of police violence.

 

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published on November 14 2012 - News - Pays - Democratic Republic of Congo

Chebeya and Bazana case: the Military High Court must immediately take into consideration the disclosures of lieutenant Colonel Paul Mwilambwe

The Avocats sans Frontières (ASF) Network, ASF France and the INGOs of the Francophonie are willing to go through in order to get the truth about the murders of Floribert Chebeya and Fidèle Bazana.

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Congo: the verdict for Mr Hombessa and Mr Malonga
published on August 09 2012 - News - Pays - Congo

Congo: the verdict for Mr Hombessa and Mr Malonga

The Avocats Sans Frontières Network takes note of the verdict issued by the Correctional Chamber of the Court of Brazzaville, on Friday 27 July, concerning the case of colleagues Gabriel Hombessa and Hervé Malonga.

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