Myanmar: Need for an International Commission of Inquiry, and an Independent, Self-Governing Legal Profession | Joint Oral Statement to the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream (Starts at 1:59:39) MYANMAR: Commission of Inquiry into persecution of Rohingya needed - The joint statement of LRWC, the ICJ and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, supporting a Commission of Inquiry and called for a proper investigation of … [Read more...]

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...]

Oral Statement to the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council Regarding the Report of the Forum on Business and Human Rights and EMRIP review | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version A video of this statement can be viewed below (statement begins at 7:20) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 5 – Report of the Forum on Business & Human Rights and EMRIP review Date: 24 June 2016 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the … [Read more...]

Statement: Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Statement

The following joint oral statement by Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and Asian Legal Resource Centre was submitted but was among the statements of  eleven NGOs that could not be delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights … [Read more...]

Thailand: Joint Oral Statement to 30th Session of the UN HRC: Abuse of laws and military courts to silence civil society

Full text View the Oral Statement below at 1:39:45 Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and the Asian Legal Resource Centre Item: Items 2 and 10 – General Debate Date: 30 September 2015 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Joint Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka: Oral Statement to UN HRC Applauding Recommendation to Establish a Special Court to Prosecute Crimes against Humanity in Sri Lanka | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version LRWC applauds the recommendation to establish a special court to prosecute war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sri Lanka during the 26-year civil war and calls on the Human Rights Council to pass a resolution in the terms recommended. The presentation of … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council : Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia | Oral Statement

Full text .pdf Check Against Delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 - Cambodia Date: 29 September 2015 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a … [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...]