Honduras: Canada Has Blood On Its Hands – Justice in Honduras Requires a U-Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy | Press Release

PDF Version (English) | PDF Version (French) Canada Has Blood On Its Hands; Justice in Honduras Requires a U-Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy April 21, 2016 (Ottawa) Today, First Nations women leaders, legal and human rights activists called on the Canadian government to take a lead in calling for an independent, international investigation into the murder of world-renowned Indigenous activist, Berta Cáceres, and to investigate Canada’s engagement with the Central American country since a … [Read More...]

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Syria: Joint Appeal to Help Free Syrian Human Rights Defender Razan Zaitouneh and Her Colleagues on Her Birthday | Letter

Full PDF (Arabic العربية) | Full PDF (English) Nineteen human rights groups worldwide again call for the location and release of four Syrian human rights defenders abducted and disappeared in December 2013: Razan Zaitouneh, her husband Wael Hamada, and Samira Khalil and Nazem Hamadi. 2016-04-29 Syria: Joint appeal to help free Syrian human rights defender Razan Zaitouneh and her colleagues on her birthday On 29 April, human rights groups worldwide are marking the birthday of Syrian … [Read More...]

Colombia: Delegates to the Fifth International Caravana of Jurists to Colombia (August 20-28, 2016)

Full PDF Version Delegates to the Fifth International Caravana of Jurists to Colombia (August 20-28, 2016) Those interested in providing physical presence, solidarity and accompaniment of Colombian lawyers who are part of the movement for an enduring peace with justice in Colombia, can apply to join the Canadian contingent of lawyers. International Caravana of Jurists to Colombia THE PEACE PROCESS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE 20-28 AUGUST 2016 Background Information and … [Read More...]

LRWC Newsletter: February – March 2016 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | LRWC Participation at the UN Human Rights Council | Annual General Meeting | Awards | LRWC Members Contributing Pro Bono in February and March Full PDF Version ACTION NEWS and UPDATES BAHRAIN Bahrain targets children of human rights defenders with trauma to punish mother and aunt On 14 March 2016, Bahrain security officers arrested Zainab Al-Khawaja and her 15-month-old son. Al-Khawaja and her son are being held in Isa Town prison, where there is … [Read More...]

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Syria: Joint Appeal to Help Free Syrian Human Rights Defender Razan Zaitouneh and Her Colleagues on Her Birthday | Letter

Full PDF (Arabic العربية) | Full PDF (English) Nineteen human rights groups worldwide again call for the location and release of four Syrian human rights defenders abducted and disappeared in December 2013: Razan Zaitouneh, her husband Wael Hamada, and Samira Khalil and Nazem Hamadi. 2016-04-29 Syria: Joint appeal to help free Syrian human rights defender Razan Zaitouneh and her colleagues on her birthday On 29 April, human rights groups worldwide are marking the birthday of Syrian … [Read More...]

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LRWC Newsletter: February – March 2016 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | LRWC Participation at the UN Human Rights Council | Annual General Meeting | Awards | LRWC Members Contributing Pro Bono in February and March Full PDF Version ACTION NEWS and UPDATES BAHRAIN Bahrain … [Read More...]