Law Society joins Hague Conference on Private…
In spring 2022, the Law Society of England and Wales became an observer member of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH).
The president of the Republic of Colombia.
We’re deeply concerned about death threats and other security incidents made against lawyer Germán Romero Sánchez of DH Colombia.
On 3 October 2019, unknown persons called Mr Romero Sánchez’s home, threatening that he would not be allowed “to live [his] whole life”.
This was part of an escalation of intimidating acts carried out against Mr Romero Sánchez, including the theft of a laptop containing sensitive information on legal cases and surveillance by unidentified men close to his home.
We believe that these incidents are related to Mr Romero Sánchez’s work as a legal representative of victims in cases of extrajudicial execution and massacre against high-ranking military officials.
We respectfully urge the relevant Colombian authorities to: