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Canada: TWU Removes Community Covenant | News
Saudi Arabia: Hands off Samar Badawi | Letter
South Sudan: Detention and Disappearance of Peter Biak Ajak | Letter
LRWC Newsletter: June – July 2018 Edition
Saudi Arabia: Release Waleed Abu al Khair and other Imprisoned Activists | Letter
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Canada: TWU Removes Community Covenant | News
Thailand: 14 migrant worker acquitted of criminal defamation and other charges | News
Turkey: Mustafa Aydin Released | News
Canada: A Big Win for Equality and Non-discrimination (& LRWC) at the Supreme Court of Canada | News
Vietnam: On 7 June 2018 Nguyen Van Dai and his colleague Le Thu Ha were released from prison in Viet Nam and exiled to Germany | News
Thailand: Appeal Court reverses criminal defamation conviction against human rights defender Andy Hall | News
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Featured Letter

South Sudan: Detention and Disappearance of Peter Biak Ajak | Letter

Full PDF Version Peter Biar Ajak Photo Credit: www.freepeterbiar.org August 2, 2018 Silva Kiir Mayardit President of the Republic of South Sudan c/o Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nations 336 East 45th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10017, USA Obuto Mamur Mete Minister for National Security in the Office of the President c/o Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nations 336 East 45th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY … [Read More...]

Latest Newsletter

LRWC Newsletter: June – July 2018 Edition

LRWC Making a Difference | LRWC Action News and Updates  | LRWC Publications | UN Human Rights Council Participation | International Criminal Court News | In Memoriam | Notable Decisions and Articles | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono Full PDF … [Read More...]

 

 

LRWC Publications

Turkey: The Situation of Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders in Turkey Since July 2016 | Report

Full PDF Version Persecuted Turkish lawyers: Fevzi Cem Şenocak (top left), Yusuf Zotluoğlu, Serdar Kutlu, Zekeriya Albayrak, Mustafa Kemal Açıcı, Neşe Yıldızoğlu, Fatma Şen (bottom right) Photo Credit: The Arrested Lawyers Initiative The situation of lawyers and human rights defenders in Turkey since July 2016 Prepared by Carolyn McCool* 24 May 2018 The situation of judges, lawyers, journalists […]

Canada: Consular protection and diplomatic intervention | Submission to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Full .pdf version (with references) Consular protection and diplomatic intervention: International law duties to provide access to remedies for human rights violations against Canadians abroad Submission to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Parliament of Canada by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC)* 12 March 2018 Drafted by Catherine Morris, LRWC’s UN Liaison […]