Right to Dissent

The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent | Advance Edition for Consulation

Full PDF LRWC has released for consultation, an advance edition of The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent. The Right to Dissent explains the international human rights law provisions that guarantee the right to dissent as an essential part […]

Canada: The Case for Replacing the 2002 Legal Services Society Act – Part II: A Call to Action | Article

Full PDF Version “The Case for Replacing the 2002 Legal Services Society Act – Part II: A Call to Action” appears in the July 2016 edition of the Advocate (74 Advocate 529). This article was authored by the Honourable M. Anne Rowles and Connor Bildfell. A full PDF of this article is available above. Part I of this […]

Hong Kong rally to free lawyers

Hong Kong Rally to Free Lawyers in China

Hong Kong rally to free lawyers in China INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY – 10 December – Free Chinese Lawyers

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 […]

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Kenya: Enforced Disappearance and Extra-Judicial Killing of Lawyer Willie Kimani | Letter

Full PDF Version 21 July 2016 Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya State House, Statehouse Road P.O. Box: 40530 00100, Nairobi, Kenya Email: president@statehousekenya.go.ke Hon. William Ruto Deputy-President of the Republic of Kenya Office of The Deputy President Harambee Avenue P.O. Box 74434 - 00200 Nairobi, Kenya Email: dp@deputypresident.go.ke Hon. Joseph Nkaissery Interior & Coordination of National Government Harambee House, Harambee Avenue P.O. … [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...]