Countries

Philippines: Protect Cristina “Tinay” Palabay from Intimidation and Threats | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, August 18, 2017 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph The Honorable Vitaliano N. Aguirre II Secretary of Justice Padre … [Read more...]

Colombia: Amicus Brief on Compliance of Special Jurisdiction for Peace Act with International Law

Full PDF Version (Spanish) A joint amicus brief was filed on 26 July 2017 in the Constitutional Court of Colombia by Lawyers Without Borders Canada with the support of LRWC, Global Rights Compliance and the Laval University Clinic of International and Humanitarian Law. The Amicus Brief examines the … [Read more...]

Zimbabwe: Ensure Transparency and Independence of Judiciary | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Judges of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe August 3, 2017 The Honorable Robert Gabriel Mugabe The President of the Democratic Republic of Zimbabwe Munhumutapa Building Harare Re: Concerns over Constitution Amendment Bill (No.1) and judicial independence in … [Read more...]

Canada: Condemn Acts of Reprisal and Intimidation against Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 | Letter

Full PDF Version 3 August 2017 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 chrystia.freeland@parl.gc.ca chrystia.freeland@international.gc.ca Dear Minister, Re: Reprisals and Intimidation against Michael Lynk, UN … [Read more...]

Syria: Rights groups condemn execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (French/Français) Full PDF Version (Arabic/العربية) Families for Freedom, the Free Bassel campaign, and The Syria Campaign are calling on people around the world to visit the website www.theycantstopus.org/en to share Bassel’s defiant “They can’t … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Immediately Reverse Conviction and Release Trần Thị Nga | Letter

Full PDF Version   Thursday, July 27, 2017 TO: H.E. Mr. Nguyễn Phú Trọng General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam H.E. Mr. Trần Đại Quang President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam H.E. Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Prime Minister of the … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Guarantee Freedoms of Movement, Peaceful Assembly, and Association of Adilur Rahman Khan and other Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version H. E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Fax: +880 2 8113243, Email: pm@pmo.gov.bd Professor Dr. Gowher Rizvi, Adviser to the Prime Minister (International Affairs), Bangladesh. Fax: +880 2 9111312 Email: advinternational@pmo.gov.bd Md. Shahriar Alam, … [Read more...]

Turkey: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Idil Eser and 9 Other Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC calls on Turkey to immediately release Idil Eser, Director of Amnesty International Turkey and nine other human rights defenders arrested and detained on 5 July 2017 ostensibly for investigation of alleged membership in “an armed organization with the purpose of committing … [Read more...]

Sudan: Immediately Release Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz Idris and Mobarak Adam Abdalla | Letter

Full PDF Version Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim July 13, 2017 HE Omar Hassan Ahmadal-Bashir Office of the President People’s Palace PO Box 281 Khartoum, Sudan HI Omar   Your Excellency: Re: Detention of Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz Idris and Mobarak Adam Abdalla Lawyers … [Read more...]

Israel: Immediately Release Lawyer Muhammed Allan | Letter

Full PDF Version Tuesday, July 11 2017 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister’s Office 3 Kaplan St. Hakirya Jerusalem 91950, Israel Tel: 972-2-6705555 Fax: 972-2-5664838 pm_eng@pmo.gov.il Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan The Ministry of Public Security Rehov … [Read more...]