Turkey: International Law Obligations Regarding Lawyer Eren Keskin | Letter

Full PDF Eren Keskin, human rights lawyer 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 regarding lawyer Eren Keskin Dear Mr. Gül, We write … [Read more...]

Mexico: Murder of Five Lawyers in Ciudad Juárez | Letter

Full PDF Marco Gloria Ruvalcaba, lawyer 14 November 2019 Minister of the Interior: Olga Sánchez Cordero Secretaría de Gobernación Bucareli 99, Col. Juárez Del. Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06600 Ciudad de México, México Email:  secretario@segob.gob.mx Governor of Chihuahua State: Javier … [Read more...]

Chile: Serious Human Rights Violations in Response to Mass Protests | Letter

Full PDF STATEMENT CHILE: SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN RESPONSE TO MASS PROTESTS We, the undersigned organisations, express our condemnation of the excessive use of force which is alleged to have been deployed by State security forces in Chile in response to the mass protests taking … [Read more...]

Colombia: Germán Romero Sánchez at Risk for His Work as a Lawyer for Victims of Human Rights Violations | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) / Full PDF (SPA) Germán Romero Sánchez, human rights lawyer 22 October 2019 Excmo. Sr. Iván Duque Márquez Presidente de la República de Colombia Carrera 8 Nº 7 – 26 Palacio de Nariño Bogotá, Colombia Re: Germán Romero Sánchez en alto riesgo debido a su labor de … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations to Release ÇHD Lawyers | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Members of the Contemporary Lawyers' Association 22 October 2019 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 … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: EU Urged to Delay EVFTA Until Viet Nam Commits to International Human Rights | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Photo Credit: Viet Tan September 25, 2019 To: The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli The Chair of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights Maria Arena The Members of the European Parliament We, the undersigned organizations, … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Arrest and Forcible Disappearance of Samar Badawi | WGEID Complaints

Full PDF (ENG) Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. She has been a prominent advocate for women’s rights since 2010, advocating for the right of women to vote and to … [Read more...]

The Philippines: Attacks Again Lawyers Escalating | Joint statement by 151 lawyers’ organizations and lawyers

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (FRE) Lawyers for Lawyers, LRWC and more than 150 Bar Associations, lawyers’ organizations and members of the legal profession urge the Philippine Government to stop the extra-judicial killings of lawyers, allow investigations that ensure accountability for perpetrators … [Read more...]

Indonesia: Support Letter for Ms. Veronica Koman | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Veronica Koman, human rights lawyer LRWC and L4L sent a joint letter calling on Indonesian authorities to withdraw criminal charges against human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, charged for disseminating information about police violence against Papuan students peacefully … [Read more...]

China: Open Letter on the Rule of Law in China | Joint letter

Full PDF (ENG) 9 September 2019 Open letter on the rule of law in China Across the People’s Republic of China, human rights violations are a systemic reality. Over the past year, the UN has once again documented legal and policy frameworks that fail to protect against discrimination; … [Read more...]