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Viet Nam: Arbitrary Detention of Mr. Le Quoc Quan | Letter

Full PDF Version Also by email: webmaster@president.gov.vn Also per telefax: 0084 37 33 52 56 H.E. Mr. Trương Tấn Sang President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam 02 Hung Vuong street, Ba Dinh district Ha Noi Viet Nam Also by email: vpcp@chinhphu.vn Also per telefax: 0084 08 04 41 30 H.E. Mr. Nguyễn Tấn Dũng Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam 01 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Ba Dinh district Ha Noi Viet … [Read More...]


Thailand: Oral Statement to the 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council – The Council Must Declare the Coup Illegal

Full PDF Version Mr. Budi Tjahjono's statement delivered 23 June 2014 begins at 21:01 Date: June 20, 2014 Document id: ALRC-COS-26-21-2014 HRC section: Item 4, General Debate Speaker: Mr. Budi Tjahjono of Franciscan International Oral Statement to the 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), NGO with general consultative status and Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, NGO with special consultative status THAILAND: The Council must declare … [Read More...]

The Right to Legal Aid: A Guide to International Law Rights to Legal Aid – Advance Edition | Report

Full PDF Version This Guide to international law rights to legal aid has been developed to assist in promoting effective access to legal aid to ensure access to justice for all, by setting out the international legal standards and underlying principles and interpretations of the standards that comprise the international legal framework for the provision of legal aid services. The Guide includes: Observations jurisprudence, comments and recommendations from United Nations … [Read More...]


Canada: Minister of Foreign Affairs’ Criticisms of Gaza Inquiry are Misleading | Statement

Full PDF Version Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird’s statements slamming recent decisions on Gaza by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) are one-sided and distort the truth. On 11 August 2014, the Minister called the HRC’s decisions on appointments of members of a Gaza commission of inquiry a “sham” and “an utter shame.” These condemnations follow the Minister’s 23 July 2014 statement, which incorrectly claims that the HRC resolution “completely ignores” the responsibility of Hamas … [Read More...]

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LRWC Newsletter: August 2014 Edition

LRWC Action News | Fourth International Colombia Caravana | Education Events | UN Human Rights Council | LRWC Members Contributing Pro Bono in August | LRWC Airmiles Full PDF Version LRWC ACTION NEWS Bahrain LRWC joined 10 other human rights organizations to send a letter calling for the release of Ahmed Humaidan, an award-winning Bahraini photojournalist sentenced to 10 years in prison on 26 March 2014 in connection with his work documenting the ongoing unrest in Bahrain. Mr. … [Read More...]