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Saudi Arabia: Imprisoned Activist Waleed Abu al-Khair Earns Human Rights Award | Human Rights Watch Press Release

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Arabic) For Immediate Release Saudi Arabia: Imprisoned Activist Earns Human Rights Award Waleed Abu al-Khair Serving 15 Years for Peaceful Activism (Beirut, February 20, 2017) – The Law Society of Upper Canada’s selection of the … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Hands off Samar Badawi, says LRWC | Letter

Full PDF Version 17 February 2017 VIA FAX & EMAIL TO: His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Office of His Majesty the King Royal Court, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Fax (via Ministry of the Interior): + 966 … [Read more...]

Zambia: Drop Charges and Remedy Wrongful Arrest and Detention of Lawyer Oliver Holland | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, February 17, 2017   Mr. Mumba Malila Attorney-General, Ministry of Justice PO Box 50106 Fairley Road, Ridgeway Lusaka, Zambia   Dear Sir; Re: Wrongful arrest and detention of lawyer Oliver Holland Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

China: Cease and Remedy Widespread Human Rights Violations Against Human Rights Defenders and Activists | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Members of the Human Rights Council are urged to pressure China to stop and remedy widespread and systemic human rights violations against human rights defenders, environmental and democracy activists and lawyers in China which include: enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention, … [Read more...]

Philippines: Investigate and Remedy Unlawful Killing of Veronico L. Delamente | Letter

Full PDF Version Twenty-seven year old Veronico “Nico” L. Delamente, indigenous anti-mining activist, Mamanwa tribal leader and member of the Kahugpungan sa Lumadnongmga Organisasyon (KASALO) was killed on 20 January 2017. He was shot to death by two unidentified men while waiting to meet with … [Read more...]

Burma: Immediately Investigate and Remedy Murder of Lawyer U Ko Ni | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, February 3, 2017 President U Htin Kyaw President’s Office Office No.18 Nay Pyi Taw, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Fax: 011 95 1 652 624 Minister of Home Affairs Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe Ministry of Home Affairs, Office No. 10 Nay Pyi Taw, Republic of the … [Read more...]

Kenya: Guarantee Protection of Lawyer Simon Lilan and Investigate and Remedy Enforced Disappearances and Extra-Judicial Killings | Letter

Full PDF Version 31 January 2017 Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya Email: president@statehousekenya.go.ke Hon. William Ruto Deputy-President of the Republic of Kenya Email: dp@deputypresident.go.ke Hon. Joseph Nkaissery Interior & Coordination … [Read more...]

Sudan: Immediately Release and Cease Judicial Harassment of Six Arbitrarily Detained Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version  January 23, 2017 HE Omar Hassan Ahmadal-Bashir Office of the President People’s Palace PO Box 281 Khartoum, Sudan Your Excellency: Re: Continuing Judicial Harassment, Arbitrary Arrest, Detention and Prosecution Harassment against Human Rights Defenders Al … [Read more...]

Al Hassan Kheiry, Arwa Elrabie and Imany-Leyla Raye: CHARGES DROPPED 01/19/17

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Saudi Arabia: Immediately Release Wrongfully Detained Sudanese Social Justice Activists Waleed Imam and Algasim Mohamed Sidahmed | Letter

Full PDF Version Waleed Imam (Al-Waleed Imam Hassan Taha) and Algasim Mohamed Sidahmed (Al-Qasem Mohammad Sayyed Ahmad), Sudan nationals working in Saudi Arabia were arrested by Saudi authorities on 20 December 2016, are being held incommunicado in a secret location and are at risk of … [Read more...]