Oral Statement to the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council Regarding the Report of the Forum on Business and Human Rights and EMRIP review | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 5 – Report of the Forum on Business & Human Rights and EMRIP review Date: 24 June 2016 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a non-governmental organizations in Special Consultative […]

Bahrain: NGOs Call for an End to Reprisals against Human Rights Defenders as Nabeel Rajab Arrested and Bahraini Rights Defenders Banned from Travel to Geneva | Joint Letter

PDF Version (English) | PDF Version (Arabic) 16 June 2016 Bahrain: NGOs call for an end to reprisals against human rights defenders as Nabeel Rajab arrested and Bahraini rights defenders banned from travel to Geneva As the 32nd Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva on 13 June, Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain’s most high […]

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Full PDF Version Honduras: International Law Duties to Investigate Serious Human Rights Violations June 2016[1] Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers and others who promote human rights and the rule of law internationally by providing support to lawyers and other human rights defenders in danger because of their advocacy. LRWC is […]

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Bahrain: NGOs Call for an End to Reprisals against Human Rights Defenders as Nabeel Rajab Arrested and Bahraini Rights Defenders Banned from Travel to Geneva | Joint Letter

PDF Version (English) | PDF Version (Arabic) 16 June 2016 Bahrain: NGOs call for an end to reprisals against human rights defenders as Nabeel Rajab arrested and Bahraini rights defenders banned from travel to Geneva As the 32nd Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva on 13 June, Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain's most high profile human rights defender, was arrested after dozens of police officers raided his home at around 5am and confiscated his electronic devices. … [Read More...]

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LRWC Newsletter: April – May 2016 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | LRWC at the UN Human Rights Council | LRWC & the Organization of American States | Notable Article | Annual General Meeting | LRWC Members Contributing Pro Bono in April and May PDF Version ACTION NEWS and … [Read More...]