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Duty of States to ensure protection of lawyers | Oral Statement at 44th session of the of the Human Rights Council
China: End restrictions on free media and lawyers | Joint oral statement at the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council
Cambodia: 4 Years On, No Effective Investigation into Kem Ley’s unlawful killing
Philippines: Oral Statement, Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions at the 44th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada
Fifty lawyers’ organizations urge UN member states to protect lawyers | Joint Letter
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UN Human Rights Council: Urgent Debate on systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protest | Joint Statement
Thailand: Dismissal of criminal defamation cases against human rights defenders Ms. Sutharee Wannasiri and Mr. Nan Win | Update
Bahrain: Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab released from prison | Update
China: Released Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang finally reunites with family
Cameroon: WGAD Determines that Mancho Bibixy Tse is being Arbitrarily Detained | News
Saudi Arabia: Eight Women’s Rights Defenders Temporarily Released | News
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China: End restrictions on free media and lawyers | Joint oral statement at the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council

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ACTION NEWS | LRWC newsletter, Summer 2020

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