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 … [Read more...]

Egypt: Immediately Release Lawyer Mahienour El-Massry | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version L4L and LRWC are calling for the immediate release of prominent human rights lawyer Ms. Mahienour El-Massry, who was arrested on 18 November 2017 and has been transferred to a prison in Cairo far from her home base. Ms el-Massry faces illegitimate charges of participating in an … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Release Waleed Abu al-Khair and Allow Medical Treatment | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version November 24, 2017 His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Office of His Majesty the King Royal Court, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Fax (via Ministry of the Interior): + 966 11 403 3125 His … [Read more...]

Myanmar: International Law Duties of Neighbouring States to Refugees and Asylum Seekers | Briefing Note

Full PDF Version Rohingya refugees from Myanmar at the “gates of hell” International law duties of neighbouring States to refugees and asylum seekers Briefing note Catherine Morris, BA, JD, LLM[1] 9 November 2017 Four pages plus references. Please send corrections to … [Read more...]

China: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Human Rights Lawyer Li Yuhan and Cease Investigations and Surveillance | Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC requests China to immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer Li Yuhan and cease all investigations of her. Li Yuhan was taken into custody on 9 October without justification or due process. The arbitrary arrest and detention, enforced disappearance, … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Stop the Crackdown Against Human Rights Defenders and Bloggers | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC is part of a 17-member coalition to stop the political crackdown in Viet Nam against peaceful expression. 25 lawyers, human rights defenders and bloggers have been wrongfully arrested, detained or exiled during 2017 for their human rights advocacy, with the Viet Nam branding … [Read more...]

Pakistan: Immediately Suspend Executions of Mubasher Ahmad, Ghulam Ahmad and Ehsan Ahmad | Letter

Full PDF Version November 2, 2017 Mr. Mamnoon Hussain President of Pakistan President's Secretariat Islamabad PAKISTAN Tel: +92 51 9204801, +92 51 9214171 Fax: +92 51 9207458 Email: Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Prime Minister Prime Minister’s House … [Read more...]

Turkey: Immediately Release Amnesty International Turkey Chair Taner Kiliç | Letter

Full PDF Version October 30, 2017 H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of the Republic of Turkey T.C. Cumhurbaskanlıgı Genel Sekreterligi 06100 Ankara, Turkey Fax: +90 312 468 5026 Email: Re: LRWC seeks immediate release of Amnesty Chair Taner … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Immediately Release and Cease Prosecutions Against Anglophone Activists | Letter

Full PDF Version (Mancho Bibixy, one of the activists arrested and facing charges before a military tribunal in connection with Anglophone-rights demonstrations) October 30, 2017 His Excellency Paul Biya President of the Republic of Cameroon Office of the President P.O. Box … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Immediately End Grave, Systematic Human Rights Violations Against Rohingya People | Statement

Full PDF Version LRWC is gravely concerned about the escalation of widespread and systematic violence and human rights violations against Rohingya people in Myanmar. Human rights violations against the Rohingya are well known to have persisted for many years. In September 2017, the UN High … [Read more...]