Stop US threats against the International Criminal Court and its Prosecutor | Press release

See full PDF press release Stop US threats against the International Criminal Court and its Prosecutor Immediate Release 16 April 2019 - Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) today denounced a new United States (US) threat against the International Criminal Court (ICC), the latest in a series of … [Read more...]

Canada’s need to Respond to threats & reprisal by USA against the International Criminal Court and its Prosecutor

Full PDF Version 12 April 2019 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs 111 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 E-mail: chrystia.freeland@international.gc.ca Dear Minister, Re: Threats & reprisal by USA against the International Criminal Court and its … [Read more...]

Threats and reprisal by USA against the International Criminal Court and its Prosecutor

Full PDF version 9 April 2019 President Donald J. Trump President of the United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 The Honorable John R. Bolton, National Security Advisor United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue … [Read more...]

Turkey: International law obligations to release lawyer Eren Keskin

Full PDF Version   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 Dear Mr. Gül; Re: International law obligations to release lawyer Eren Keskin We write on behalf of Lawyers’ … [Read more...]

Canada: Stop the Flow of Weapons to Yemen | Letter

Full PDF Version March 26th, 2019 The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, PC MP, Prime Minister of Canada, 24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON., K1M 1M4 Re: Letter to Prime Minister on Saudi Arms Deal Dear Mr. Prime Minister, We, the Canadian Defenders for Human Rights (CD4HR), and our allies and … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Nomination of Waleed Abu al-Khair for the 2019 ABA International Human Rights Award | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Waleed Abu al-Khair, unlawfully imprisoned for his work as a human  rights lawyer since 15 April 2014, has been nominated for the 2019 American Bar Association Human Rights Award jointly by LRWC, Lawyers for  Lawyers, Union Internationale des Avocats and the Law Society of … [Read more...]

Turkey: Release 108 Lawyers from Arbitrary Detention | Letter

Full PDF Version Selçuk Kozağaçlı (left), Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erin Keskin (right) 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 President of Turkey Recep Tayyip … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Joint Statement to the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on Saudi Arabia | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version Loujain Al-Hathloul (left), Aziza Al-Yousef, Eman Al-Nafjan, Samar Badawi (right) Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs Email: chrystia.freeland@parl.gc.ca House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Maryam Monsef, Minister of … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi | Working Paper

Full PDF Version Samar Badawi, human rights advocate Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. Her past peaceful and lawful human rights works has included advocacy for: … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Waleed Abu al-Khair Update | WGAD

Full PDF Version Waleed Abu al-Khair of Saudi Arabia LRWC provided the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention with an update of  the situation of imprisoned lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair. The Working Group in its 4 July 2018 Opinion concluded there was no legal  justification for the arrest, … [Read more...]