China Campaigns

Zhang Kai: RELEASED 23/03/16
Sui Muqing, Huang Liqun and Wang Fang: RELEASED 07/01/16

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Accountability for Non-Complying Council Members, China and Saudi Arabia | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 20 - starts at 35:50) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                            Item 3 – General Debate Date:                           12 June 2017 Speaker:                      Mr. Joseph … [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...]

Zhang Kai: RELEASED 23/03/16

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China: Arbitrary Conviction and Sentencing of Mr. Shu Xiangxin | Letter

Full PDF Version Thursday, January 28, 2016 Xi Jinping General Secretary, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) The State Council General Office 2 Fuyoujie Xichengqu Beijingshi 100017 People's Republic of China Guo Shengkun Minister of Public Security No.14, … [Read more...]

Sui Muqing, Huang Liqun and Wang Fang: RELEASED 07/01/16

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Hong Kong Rally to Free Lawyers in China

Hong Kong rally to free lawyers in China INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY - 10 December - Free Chinese Lawyers … [Read more...]

China: International Law Requires the Immediate Release of Bao Zhuoxuan | Letter

Full PDF Version Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Xi Jinping General Secretary, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) The State Council General Office 2 Fuyoujie Xichengqu Beijingshi 100017 People's Republic of China Guo Shengkun Minister of Public Security No.14, … [Read more...]

China: NGOs Ask Council to Address China’s Campaign of Unlawful Reprisals Against Human Rights Advocates | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version A joint oral statement by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers and the Asian Legal Resource Centre asked Council to address China’s campaign of unlawful reprisals against lawyers and other human rights advocates and to request the High Commissioner for Human Rights to … [Read more...]

Mass Arrest, Detention and Disappearance of Lawyers and Other Rights Advocates in China: Report to the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers

Full PDF Version Mass arrest, detention and disappearance of lawyers and other rights advocates in China Since 9 July 2015, the Government of the People’s Republic of China (China) has conducted country-wide reprisals against criminal defence and human rights lawyers, law firm staff, family … [Read more...]

China: Mass Arrest, Detention and Disappearance of Lawyers and Other Rights Advocates in China | Report

Full PDF Version LRWC calls on UN Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups to come to the aid of lawyers and their associates under seige by state authorities in China. Since the beginning of July 2015 over 284 human rights lawyers have been wrongfully arrested in a country-wide campaign to close … [Read more...]