Philippines: Stop the Attacks and Extrajudicial Killings of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 7, 00:11:20 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4, General Debate Date:                       17 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers for Lawyers Speaker:                 Catherine Morris Oral Statement to … [Read more...]

Myanmar & Bangladesh: Rights, Dignity, and Future of Genocide Survivors at Stake | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 38, 01:39:49 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (Oral Update) Date:                       16 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

South Sudan: Arbitrary Detention, Repression, and Persecution of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 21, 00:37:23 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Date:                       16 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Arbitrary Detention of Lawyers and Defenders in China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Cameroon | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 56, 01:29:37 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 3, General Debate Date:                       13 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Speaker:                 Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral … [Read more...]

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

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (FRE) Lawyers for Lawyers, LRWC and more than 150 Bar Associations, lawyers’ organizations and members of the legal profession urge the Philippine Government to stop the extra-judicial killings of lawyers, allow investigations that ensure accountability for perpetrators … [Read more...]

Indonesia: Support Letter for 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...]

Human Rights Violations in Cameroon, Philippines, China, and Saudi Arabia | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 74, 01:59:48 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 2, General Debate on the oral update of the High Commissioner of Human Rights Date:                       10 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Summary of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention | WGAD

Full PDF Version Waleed Abu al-Khair of Saudi Arabia Summary of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Opinions on arbitrary detentions in Saudi Arabia[1] The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) in Opinions published between 2002 and 2018 identified … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Viet Nam and the Exile of Nguyễn Văn Đài and Lê Thu Hà | Working Paper

Full PDF Version Lê Thu Hà and Nguyễn Văn Đài INTRODUCTION This paper examines the right to return to and live in one’s own country as part of the right to liberty guaranteed by the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and other instruments. Freedom from exile is specifically … [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...]