a lawyer gives the Hitler salute in the middle of the hearing of the Golden Dawn trial

The lawyer of an MEP and ex-executive of the neo-Nazi Greek party Golden Dawn made the Hitler salute on Friday October 7 in the middle of the hearing of the appeal trial of the leaders of this formation, according to judicial sources at AFP. Known for his anti-Semitic and far-right positions, Konstantinos Plevris, who is … Read more

Franco-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri on hunger strike against his administrative detention

Published on : 06/10/2022 – 09:18 Since March 7, Salah Hamouri, a 37-year-old Franco-Palestinian lawyer, rights defender and father of two children has been in administrative detention. His next hearing is on December 4. But for 12 days already, to protest against this mode of detention, he started a hunger strike with 29 other detainees. … Read more

Lawyer and essayist Daniel Soulez Larivière dies

The lawyer ofcrises and disasters“and figure of the judicial world Daniel Soulez Larivière died Friday at the age of 80, we learned from the Paris Bar Association. “He had an accidental fall. This is brutal news. He was a very great lawyer and it is a great loss for the bar and the profession.“, declared … Read more

authorities deny tycoon Jimmy Lai the right to a British lawyer

Hong Kong’s executive has denied imprisoned media mogul Jimmy Lai the right to be represented by a British lawyer during his upcoming trial, it was learned on Friday (September 30th) from a court. Jimmy Lai and executives of Apple Daily, a newspaper critical of Chinese power that was forced to close, are being sued for … Read more

Atar and Haddad Asufi’s lawyers ask not to try them by ‘substitution’

The floor is still open to the defense at the trial of the attacks of November 13, 2015. The lawyers of Ali El Haddad Asufi and Yassine Atar spoke on Friday June 17 and Monday June 20. The National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor’s Office requested respectively sixteen and nine years in prison against the two men, who … Read more

imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

a collective denounces the threats against the lawyer of Imam Iquioussen

AA / Paris / Fatih Karakaya In a column published on September 9 in the Liberal newspaper by a collective, Several lawyers and magistrates denounced the death and rape threats against Lucie Simon, lawyer for Imam Hassan Iquioussen, in a column published on September 9 in the Liberal newspaper. In this forum, justice professionals report … Read more

Alexeï Navalny says he is prohibited from private exchanges with his lawyers

Imprisoned Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s main critic, said he was deprived of confidential conversations with his lawyers, which could make it increasingly difficult for him to communicate with the outside world. In a message posted Thursday, September 8 on Twitter, the 46-year-old anti-corruption activist said he was summoned by the management of his … Read more

Egypt frees a four-year preventive lawyer for a post on “yellow vests”

Exceptional justice in Egypt on Monday July 25 ordered the release of lawyer Mohammed Ramadan, who has been in pre-trial detention for almost four years for having said that he was in solidarity with the French social movement of “yellow vests“says a human rights NGO. Mohammed Ramadan, 43, was arrested in September 2018 for posting … Read more

The administrative judge rejects a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, imprisoned in Morocco

Administrative justice rejected on Tuesday August 30 a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, a French student arrested in Morocco at the request of the United States which accuses him of cybercrime, intended to avoid his extradition across the Atlantic. During a summary release hearing on Friday, his lawyer, Me Philippe Ohayon, asked the … Read more