Everywhere in the world lawyers and independent judges are more and more under threat. Death squads in the
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- NUPL press statement: Until ‘butchers' in Ampatuan massacre are convicted Lawyers will wear black armbands, ribbons in courtsFri, 04/12/2009 - 14:11
Until ‘butchers' in Ampatuan massacre are convicted
Lawyers will wear black armbands, ribbons in courts
As a symbolic way to demand speedy justice for the victims of the Ampatuan town massacre, human rights law group, National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL), has directed all its 300 lawyer-members in the country to wear black armbands or ribbons especially whenever they appear in courts until the ‘butchers' of 59 innocent civilians, journalists, and lawyers have been convicted.