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Turkey: Immediately Release and Ensure Adequate Medical Treatment for Mustafa Aydin | Letter

Full PDF Version Tuesday, April 17, 2018 President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Cumhurbaskanligi 06100 Ankara, Turkey Fax: +90 312 468 5026 Email: cumhurbaskanligi@tccb.gov.tr Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Fax: +90 (0312) 419 33 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release Mustafa Aydin for medical treatment Dear President Erdogan and Minister of Justice Gül; We are … [Read More...]

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LRWC Newsletter: February – March 2018 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | UN Human Rights Council, 37th Session, 26 February - 23 March | Conferences and Global Campaigns | Annual General Meeting - 27 April 2018 | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono in February and March Full PDF … [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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