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Cameroon: Conviction, Sentencing and Ongoing Arbitrary Detention of Mr Mancho Bibixy Tse | Letter
Cameroon: Arbitrary Detention of Anglophones in Cameroon | Letter
Protective Measures in the Inter-American Human Rights System | Report
Thailand: 14 migrant worker acquitted of criminal defamation and other charges | News
Turkey: The Situation of Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders in Turkey Since July 2016 | Report
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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
Sudan: Over 50 Critics Released Without Charge
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Cameroon: Conviction, Sentencing and Ongoing Arbitrary Detention of Mr Mancho Bibixy Tse | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Mancho Bibixy Tse, journalist Photo Credit: International Federation for Human Rights LRWC is concerned about the recent sentencing and ongoing arbitrary detention of journalist Mancho Bibixy Tse. Mr. Mancho Bibixy, a civilian was arrested 9 January 2017 and arbitrarily detained for 18 months before being sentenced by a military court to 15 years in prison and a fine of 268 million francs CFA. His charges include “acts of terrorism,” “revolution,” … [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

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 […]