UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: LRWC ORAL INTERVENTIONS AND EVENTS

Implement Accountability Mechanisms for Council Members | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (Chapter 19, at 35:27) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                            Item 5 – General Debate Date:                           16 June 2017 Speaker:                      Mr. Joseph Doyle Oral … [Read more...]

Pakistan and Cameroon: Human Rights Defenders Require Access to Protective Measures | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (Chapter 25, at 43:37) The following statement prompted a reply from the delegation of Cameroon, which can be viewed here (Chapter 81, at 02:21:56) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                            Item … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Ensure Independent Legal Profession and Remedy Threats and Attacks Against Lawyers | Joint Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Forthcoming The following statement was delivered by Joseph Doyle, LRWC's Representative, on behalf of LRWC and Lawyers for Lawyers. Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Lawyers for Lawyers Item: Item 4 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special … [Read more...]

States Must Ensure Independent Judiciary | Joint Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (Chapter 1, at 04:34) The following statement was delivered by Laure Elmaleh of the International Bar Association, on behalf of Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and other NGOs. United Nations Human Rights Council 35th Regular Session 06 June to … [Read more...]

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...]

Ensure Protection for Hostages as Victims of Trafficking | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (starts at 2:03:00) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item 3 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children Date:                           9 June … [Read more...]

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

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (starts at 38:50) … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Report on Viet Nam’s failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Recommendations | Joint Report

Full PDF Version Report on Viet Nam's failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations. Viet Nam accepted recommendations to ensure: access to legal counsel; freedom of expression rights; and, a favourable working environment of human rights defenders and lawyers. The … [Read more...]

Vietnam: LRWC and Other NGOs Petition UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to Recommend Release of Nguyen Van Dai

Full PDF Version Viet Nam - NGOs have asked the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for a ruling that prominent human rights lawyer Nguyễn Văn Đài is arbitrarily detained and to recommend his immediate release. The Complaint filed 25 November 2016, identifies and provides examples of … [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...]