Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

CCBE Calls for their immediate release, seeks safeguards for all lawyers in India

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents the Bars of 45 countries, and, through them, around one million European lawyers, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the arrest lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj. The letter, penned by CCBE President Antonín Mokry, notes that the CCBE “places great emphasis on respect for human rights and the Rule of Law, and is particularly concerned with the situation of human rights defenders around the world.”

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