Workshop on "the right of access to a lawyer as a fundamental safeguard against torture and ill-treatment," Beirut, Lebanon

February 12 - 13, 2019

The APT, in cooperation with Westminster Foundation for Democracy and the Beirut Bar Association, is organising a workshop on “the right of access to a lawyer as a fundamental safeguard against torture and ill-treatment” at the Human Rights Institute in Beirut.

The workshop aims to analyse the national legal context with regard to the access to a lawyer, and the practical challenges in the implementation of this fundamental safeguard. The discussions will also explore the role of lawyers in protecting detainees against the risk of torture and ill-treatment.

More on the event and speakers on the attached agenda.