First criminal case alleging slavery and slave trade of a migrant domestic worker is adjourned, marking the start of defendants’ questioning during coming sessions.

Beirut, 31 March 2022 Today, the third court hearing of a landmark criminal case took place before the Investigative Judge…

LAW Delivers “Strategic Lawyering” Training Course to Syrian Lawyers in Turkey

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) delivered a four-day residential training course in Gaziantep, Turkey, from 15 to 18 March 2022. “Strategic…

LAW Succeeds in the Appeal of the Case of LGBTQI+ Military Officer

The client is a Lebanese 29-year-old male who was previously enlisted in the Lebanese Army. He was then referred to…

Letter to High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet from 120 victims and survivors of the Beirut Port Explosion

RE: Request to dispatch investigators under the authority of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,…

Mu’ajjal documentary awarded as Best Humanitarian Film at the Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival

Mu’ajjal (Postponed), directed by Ali Chakaroun, received an award in the category of the Best Humanitarian Film at the Toronto…

Legal Action Worldwide Trains Eights Attorneys on Strategic Lawyering Skills

  Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) delivered a five-day residential training course in Amman, Jordan, from 20 to 24 February 2022….

LAW and Partners File Landmark Case Against Ethiopia for Human Rights Violations in Tigray

PRESS RELEASE   LANDMARK CASE FILED AGAINST ETHIOPIA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN TIGRAY Nairobi, 8 February 2022 Today, Legal Action…

One year of conflict in Northern Ethiopia: Ensuring Justice and Support for Victims and Survivors, 10 December 2021, Human Rights Day

On Human Rights Day, 10 December 2021, LAW convened a panel discussion on the humanitarian and human rights situation in…

LAW CONDEMNS THE MURDER OF ROHINGYA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER MOHIB ULLAH

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is deeply saddened to hear of the murder of Mohib Ullah. His loss will be felt,…

Press Release: LAW welcomes European Parliament’s Resolution calling for a UN Fact finding mission into the 4 August 2020 Beirut explosion

Friday 17 September 2021 On 16 September 2021, the European Parliament (EP) took a significant stand against the lack of…

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