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Oral Statement to the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (Starts at 56:03) Check Against Delivery Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                            Item 3 – Clustered Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders and Special … [Read more...]

Oral Statement to the 33rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council Regarding Thailand, Cambodia, Honduras, India | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version Full DOC Version Video Stream Available Here (Starts at 02:40:46) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 – General Debate: Technical Assistance and Capacity-building Date: 28 September 2016 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Oral Statement to the 33rd … [Read more...]

Cambodia: LRWC Oral Statement to the 33rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version Full DOC Version A video of this statement can be viewed here (statement begins at 1:00:54) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 - Cambodia Date: 28 September 2016 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Oral Statement to the 33rd Session of the UN Human … [Read more...]

Transferring to Torture: Canada Human Rights and Detainees | Michael Byer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-fezviKVpo Michael Byers examines whether the transfer of people captured in Afghanistan by the Canadian Armed Forces to Afghan authorities violated international law including the Geneva Conventions, the Convention against Torture and the Rome Statute. Michael … [Read more...]

LRWC, Mining Watch Canada, Rights Watch and Others Call for Justice in Honduras | Video

LRWC, Mining Watch Canada, Rights Watch and others are calling for justice in Honduras. Videos can be viewed here. … [Read more...]

Claire L’Heureux-Dubé – The Development of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Full Text (.doc) Mme Claire L'Heureux-Dubé traces the development of international human rights law from foundation of the United Nations to the creation of major human rights instruments and their incorporation into domestic legal systems throughout the world. Mme L'Heureux-Dubé, retired … [Read more...]

First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children | Video

Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.1 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.2 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.3 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.4 … [Read more...]

Legal Aid: A Right or a Privilege | Video

Author Lois Leslie explains international law rights to legal aid and how legal aid in BC fails to comply with international law standards. The panelists identify the consequences of inadequate legal aid and suggestions for change. Panelist are: Austin Cullen, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme … [Read more...]

Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Access to Justice and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Oral Intervention by LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Access to Justice and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, oral intervention by LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council on 17 September  2014, presented by Catherine Morris. The video of Catherine Morris presenting this statement during the Panel … [Read more...]

Oral Intervention by the Indigenous World Association and LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council on 17 September 2014, Presented by Kenneth Deer | Oral Intervention

Full PDF Version Reports of the Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples and Reports of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, oral intervention by the Indigenous World Association and LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council on 17 September 2014, presented by Kenneth Deer. The … [Read more...]