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

Philippines: End Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings of Lawyers (full .pdf document) Lawyers for Lawyers and LRWC join 151 international and domestic bar associations, other lawyers’ organizations and legal professionals from 49 countries around the world called on the Government of the … [Read more...]

Indonesia: Support Letter 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...]

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 from the right to vote and to drive and … [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...]

China: Joint Letter Regarding the Revocation of Lawyer Li Jinxing’s License | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) August 14, 2019 Re: Joint Letter Regarding the Revocation of Lawyer Li Jinxing’s License China human rights lawyer Li Jinxing received a notice from the Shandong Provincial Department of Justice on 22 July 2019 regarding the administrative penalty of revocation of … [Read more...]

China: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) 12 August 2019 His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of China The State Council General Office 2 Fuyoujie Xichengqu Beijingshi 100017 People’s Republic of China Email: english@mail.gov.cn RE: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang Your … [Read more...]

Turkey: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Nurullah Albayrak, lawyer August 8, 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak Dear Mr. Gül, We write on … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations to Release Lawyer Eren Keskin | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Eren Keskin, human rights lawyer July 19, 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 lawyer Eren … [Read more...]

Philippines | Killing the lawyers: 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016 | Report

Full .pdf report Killing the lawyers:* 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016  Extrajudicial killing of jurists as part of a pattern of widespread and systematic violations of human rights Report Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada 5 July 2019 Contents Introduction. 1 The … [Read more...]

China: Unlawful Use of Force by Police on 12 June 2019 | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) | Link to Video Protestors gather near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong Photo Source: Human Rights Watch  Friday, June 28, 2019 Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor Chief Executive of Hong Kong Office of the Chief Executive 1 Tim Wa Avenue Tamar, Hong Kong Email: … [Read more...]