Latest News and Updates

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
Vietnam: No Free Trade With UNFree Regimes | Letter
Saudi Arabia: Loujain Al-Hathloul & others arbitrarily detained and accused | Letter
China: Human rights advocates suffer detention, ill-treatment and trials in violation of international law | Written Statement to the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council
LRWC Newsletter: April – May 2018 Edition
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LRWC Successes

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
Turkey: Istar Gozaydin Acquitted of All Charges | 31 January 2018
China: Son of Detained Rights Lawyers Arrives in Australia After Battle to Leave China | News
Egypt: Lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat Acquitted | News
France/Canada: French Judge Dismisses Allegations and Releases Hassan Diab from Prison | News
Honduras: Group of Experts Calls for International Supervision of Honduras police investigation in Berta Caceres’ murder | Press Release
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Featured Letter

Vietnam: No Free Trade With UNFree Regimes | Letter

Full PDF Version 90 NGOs including LRWC call on the EU to reject the proposed free trade agreement until Viet Nam releases all political prisoner, including Nguyen Van Dai, and ensures rights to expression and association. June 6, 2018 To: The Council of the European Union The Members of the European Parliament We, the undersigned organizations, urge European Union member countries to reject the pending free trade agreement with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. After … [Read More...]

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LRWC Newsletter: April – May 2018 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | UN Human Rights Council 38th Session | Annual General Meeting - 27 April 2018 | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono Full PDF Version Milagro Sala, indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru community organization and … [Read More...]

 

 

LRWC Publications

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 […]

The Law of Protest Workshop | Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers 2017 Annual Conference

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