Avocats.be is an organisation that represents French and German speaking lawyers in Belgium. Its quarterly publication, La Tribune d’Avocats.BE, publishes profiles of lawyers whose lives and physical integrity is in danger. 

La Tribune d’Avocats.BE (OBFG) is a quarterly publication aimed at French and German speaking lawyers in Belgium. Every 15 days OFBG publishes the profile of a lawyer who is in danger. On 21 November, OBFG published a recap on the situation of each of these lawyers.

The profiles of 12 lawyers are updated in this report and include lawyers such as Wang Quanzhang (China), who was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for “subversion of the state” in June 2019, as well as Botagoz Jardemalie, whose apartment in Brussels was searched by Belgian police at the request of Kazahkstan, on 1 October 2019.

To read updates on the situation of the 12 lawyers in danger please click here.