Afghanistan: LRWC statements to Human Rights Council

LRWC’s recent interventions on Afghanistan, August-September 2021:

  • Oral Statement to the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), NGO in special consultative status. “Afghanistan: Urgent need for international mechanism for investigation and monitoring of human rights violations,” 24 September 2021  (to be posted when available).
  • Oral Statement to the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), NGO in special consultative status. “Worsening human rights in Afghanistan” 15 September 2021.
  • Statement of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, joined by the International Bar Association, and The Law Society of England and Wales, “Serious human rights concerns and situation in Afghanistan: Oral Statement to the 31st Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 24 August 2021.

Also see:

  • Press briefing on Afghanistan by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ravina Shamdasani, 10 September 2021.
  • Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Oral update on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 13 September 2021.