Latest News and Updates

Sudan: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Mr. Salih Mahmoud Osman, Mr. Amjed Fareed and Mr. Osman Salih, and all detained human rights defenders in Sudan | Letter
Viet Nam: Summary of Internet Freedom Festival, Mar 3 – 6, 2018 | Report
Turkey: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Dr. Hidayet Karaca | Letter
Pakistan: Investigate and Remedy Murders of Muhammad Idrees and Pervez Akhtar, and Ensure Safety of Lawyers | Letter

The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent | Handbook

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LRWC Successes

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
Turkey: Eight Human Rights Defenders Released Pending Trial
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Latest Newsletter

LRWC Newsletter: December 2017 – January 2017 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | International Criminal Court | Education | Events | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono in December and January Full PDF Version LRWC ACTION AND UPDATE NEWS ARGENTINA Third Anniversary of the murder of Alberto … [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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