Cameroon: Inequality and Discrimination Faced by Cameroon’s English Speaking Minority | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 18, at 00:37:05) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 6: UPR Outcomes - Cameroon Date: 20 September 2018 Speaker: Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from … [Read more...]

Columbia: Protection of Human Rights Lawyers and Defenders | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 18, at 00:37:05) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Date: 20/21 September 2018 HRC section: 39th Session (Agenda Item 6) Speaker: Mr. Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Regular … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Investigation and Prosecution of Senior Myanmar Military Officials for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 62, at 01:44:10) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4: General Debate Date: 18 September 2018 Speaker: Mr. Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights … [Read more...]

Turkey: Release 21 Arbitrarily Imprisoned Members of the Istanbul Bar Association | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: The Nation 11 September 2018 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...]

Myanmar: Investigate and Prosecute Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes | Statement

Full PDF Version (English) / Full Word Version (English) / Version français FFM Report / Video of FFM Press Conference Press Conference on the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human rights and … [Read more...]

Turkey: Continued Violation of Non-Derogable Rights After Lifting of State of Emergency | Joint Written Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version United Nations Human Rights Council 31 August 2018 Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s attention Written Statement by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), The Law Society (TLS), NGOs in Special Consultative Status, … [Read more...]

Bahrain: UN group calls Nabeel Rajab’s detention arbitrary and discriminatory | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (Arabic) / Full PDF Version (French) / Full PDF Version (Spanish) Nabeel Rajab, human rights activist 127 Rights groups call for immediate release of Nabeel Rajab after UN group calls his detention arbitrary and discriminatory Paris-Geneva-Manama, 29 August 2018 – For … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Release Samar Badawi and other Women’s Rights Advocates | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Samar Badawi, women’s rights activist Photo Credit: Amnesty 24 August 2018 VIA FAX and EMAIL TO: His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Fax: +966 11 403 3125 Email: … [Read more...]

Iran: Arrest and detention of lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh | Letter

Full PDF Version Nasrin Sotoudeh, lawyer Photo Credit: Amnesty 22 August 2018 BY AIRMAIL Head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani c/o Public Relations Office Number 4, Deadend of 1 Azizi Above Pasteur Intersection Vali Asr Street, TEHRAN, IRAN Re: Arrest and detention … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Persistent gross, widespread and systematic violations of human rights while a member of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Written Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

See full pdf report as filed with the UN Human Rights Council without footnotes (due to length restrictions) See the fully footnoted report (pdf) This written statement by LRWC is endorsed by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR). Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s … [Read more...]