Fighting for the safety of legal professionals in Afghanistan
We’re gravely concerned about the situation in Afghanistan, and all those working in the Afghan justice system who now face a perilous future as the Taliban takes power.
News and guidance for civil liberties and human rights practitioners.
Judges, other legal professionals and human rights defenders working in Afghanistan must be supported by the UK government and offered safe passage, safety and, wherever possible, asylum in the UK as the Taliban cements control over the country.
The Law Society is run by and for our members. We are the voice of solicitors, driving excellence in the profession and safeguarding the rule of law. With the guidance of our specialist committees:
Our committee upholds human rights and the rule of law domestically and internationally, particularly in relation to lawyers' professional activities and human rights standards.