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Sudan: Immediately Reveal Whereabouts and Guarantee Safety of Lawyer Dong Samuel Luak | Letter
LRWC Newsletter: October – November 2017 Edition
Egypt: Immediately Release Lawyer Mahienour El-Massry | Joint Letter
Viet Nam: Failure to Comply with Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Opinion to Immediately Release Nguyễn Văn Đài | WGAD Submission

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

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
Turkey: Lawyer Ramazan Demir Wins IBA Human Rights Award
Canada/USA: Boyle/Coleman Family Rescued
Argentina: Alberto Nisman Death Found to be Murder
Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, Somchai Homlaor and Anchana Heemmina: CRIMINAL DEFAMATION CHARGES DROPPED 07/03/17
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Featured Letter

Sudan: Immediately Reveal Whereabouts and Guarantee Safety of Lawyer Dong Samuel Luak | Letter

Full PDF Version Dong Samuel Luak, a prominent South Sudanese lawyer and human rights activist was arrested by Kenya authorities on January 23, 2017. He has fled from South Sudan to Kenya in August 2013 after receiving death threats for his work as a lawyer and was a registered refugee with the UN Human Rights Commission for Refugees. An investigation into his whereabouts ordered by the Kenyan High Court on 27 January 2017 confirmed that Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri, a member of the … [Read More...]

Latest Newsletter

LRWC Newsletter: October – November 2017 Edition

LRWC Action News and Updates | UN Human Rights Council| International Criminal Court (ICC) Meeting | Notable Decision | Education/Events | LRWC Members Working Pro Bono in October and November Full PDF Version LRWC ACTION AND UPDATE … [Read More...]

 

 

LRWC Publications

The Right to Dissent: Now Available for Sale on Amazon | Press Release

Full PDF Version (Press Release) Full PDF Version (Right to Dissent Guidebook) Friday, March 3, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Announces the Release of The Right to Dissent Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) has published The Right to Dissent: A Guide to International Law Obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the right of all […]

International Criminal Court: Report from the 15th Assembly of State Parties to the ICC | Report

Full PDF Version Report on 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court by Lisa Barrett The 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP15) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met in The Hague from the 16th to the 24th of November 2016. Lisa Barrett attended the Assembly on behalf of Lawyers Right […]