Human Rights and Protection of Lawyers

Activity Report - Protection of Lawyers - 2015/2016

Threats, intimidation and harassment against lawyers engaged in the defence of human rights and sensitive cases, including those that are judicial in nature; the identification of lawyers with their clients or with their clients’ cases; the wrongful exploitation of professional licence delivery or renewal systems; attacks on the freedom of expression of lawyers and the independence of bars – these are some of the situations that the Protection of Lawyers' Team has been followed closely in 2015-2016 across the world.

Please see below the 2015-2016 Activity Report .