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Viet Nam: Stop the Crackdown Against Human Rights Defenders and Bloggers | Joint Letter
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Turkey: Lawyer Ramazan Demir Wins IBA Human Rights Award
Canada/USA: Boyle/Coleman Family Rescued
Argentina: Alberto Nisman Death Found to be Murder
Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, Somchai Homlaor and Anchana Heemmina: CRIMINAL DEFAMATION CHARGES DROPPED 07/03/17
Khalafalla Al-Afif Mukhtar, Midhat A. Hamdan, Mustafa Adam: RELEASED 06/03/17
Al Hassan Kheiry, Arwa Elrabie and Imany-Leyla Raye: CHARGES DROPPED 19/01/17
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Featured Letter

Viet Nam: Stop the Crackdown Against Human Rights Defenders and Bloggers | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version  October 16, 2017 A coalition of Vietnamese and international human rights groups are coming together to Stop the Crackdown in Vietnam - Ngưng Ngay Đàn Áp. Vietnam is in the midst of an unprecedented political crackdown against peaceful expression. So far this year, the Vietnamese authorities have arrested or exiled at least 25 peaceful activists and bloggers. In a series of sham trials, the government has orchestrated the wrongful convictions and sentencing of … [Read More...]

Latest Newsletter

LRWC Newsletter: August – September 2017 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | UN Human Rights Council, 36th Session, 11 - 29 September 2017 | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono in August and September Full PDF Version LRWC ACTION AND UPDATE NEWS ARGENTINA Special Prosecutor Alberto … [Read More...]

 

 

LRWC Publications

The Right to Dissent: Now Available for Sale on Amazon | Press Release

Full PDF Version (Press Release) Full PDF Version (Right to Dissent Guidebook) Friday, March 3, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Announces the Release of The Right to Dissent Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) has published The Right to Dissent: A Guide to International Law Obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the right of all […]

International Criminal Court: Report from the 15th Assembly of State Parties to the ICC | Report

Full PDF Version Report on 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court by Lisa Barrett The 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP15) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met in The Hague from the 16th to the 24th of November 2016. Lisa Barrett attended the Assembly on behalf of Lawyers Right […]