Cameroon: Human Rights Catastrophe in Cameroon | Written Statement to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Written statement* submitted by Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status Human Rights Catastrophe in Cameroon 1. Introduction Cameroon’s English-speaking (Anglophone) population is experiencing a human rights catastrophe in … [Read more...]

Pakistan: Murder of Lawyer Saeed Khan | Letter

Full PDF Saeed Khan, lawyer Thursday, October 24, 2019 Mr. Arif Alvi President of Pakistan President’s Secretariat Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92 51 9204801, +92 51 9214171 Email: dg_coord2@president.gov.pk, dir_coord4@president.gov.pk Mr. Imran Khan Prime Minister of … [Read more...]

UPR of Turkey: Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey

Full PDF Version Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey is a summary of facts for circulation to states during the pre-session to the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey at the 35th session in January-February 2020. The summary was prepared by the Law Society of England … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Open Letter to President Macron about Human Rights Abuses in Cameroon | Letter

PDF (ENG) / PDF (FR) November 12, 2019 Open Letter to President Macron about Human Rights Abuses in Cameroon Honourable Emmanuel Macron President of the Republic of France Palais de l’Elysée, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris, FRANCE Dear President Macron: We, the … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations Regarding Lawyer Eren Keskin | Letter

Full PDF Eren Keskin, human rights lawyer 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 regarding lawyer Eren Keskin Dear Mr. Gül, We write … [Read more...]

Chile: Serious Human Rights Violations in Response to Mass Protests | Letter

Full PDF STATEMENT CHILE: SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN RESPONSE TO MASS PROTESTS We, the undersigned organisations, express our condemnation of the excessive use of force which is alleged to have been deployed by State security forces in Chile in response to the mass protests taking … [Read more...]

Colombia: Germán Romero Sánchez at Risk for His Work as a Lawyer for Victims of Human Rights Violations | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) / Full PDF (SPA) Germán Romero Sánchez, human rights lawyer 22 October 2019 Excmo. Sr. Iván Duque Márquez Presidente de la República de Colombia Carrera 8 Nº 7 – 26 Palacio de Nariño Bogotá, Colombia Re: Germán Romero Sánchez en alto riesgo debido a su labor de … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations to Release ÇHD Lawyers | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Members of the Contemporary Lawyers' Association 22 October 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 … [Read more...]

Colombia: Beyond Borders | Event

Full PDF Version Beyond Borders: Climate change, human rights, and the struggle for peace in Columbia Meet lawyers from the women’s lawyers collective CCALP Meet a human rights defender from CREDHOS Hear about important legal cases, litigation successes and aggressions advocates … [Read more...]

Sudan: Call to End the Repression and Persecution of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 49, 01:45:10 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Date: 25 September 2019 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the … [Read more...]