Canada Campaigns

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...]

Myanmar: Canada Urged to take Immediate Action on the Ongoing Genocide Against the Rohingya People in Myanmar by Initiating ICJ Proceedings | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (FR) An Open Letter released 25 June 2019 endorses a Senate Motion 476 to Urge the Government [of Canada] to invoke the Genocide Convention to hold Myanmar to its obligations and to seek Provisional Measures for the Rohingya People. Thirty-four senators and more than 100 … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Canada’s Obligation to Hold Myanmar Accountable for Genocide: Pass Senate Motion 476 | Briefing Note

Full PDF Version Canada’s obligation to hold Myanmar accountable for genocide: Pass Senate Motion 476 Press Conference, West Block, Parliament of Canada, Ottawa 13 June 2019, 10:30 am Briefing Note (summarized for delivery at the press conference) Catherine Morris, BA, JD, … [Read more...]

Canada: Obligation to Hold Myanmar Accountable for Genocide: Immediately Pass Motion No 476 | Letter

Full PDF Version 12 June 2019 Hon. Don Plett Opposition Whip in the Senate Member of the Senate Conservative Caucus The Senate of Canada Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4 Email: don.plett@sen.parl.gc.ca Hon. Andrew Scheer Leader of the Opposition House of Commons Ottawa Ontario K1A … [Read more...]

Canada: Bill C-262 Must be Approved by the Senate Immediately | Letter

Full PDF Version June 6, 2019 Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples The Senate of Canada Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4 By email to all members of the committee Dear Senators, Bill C-262 must be approved by the Senate immediately Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

Cameroon: See the World Through Their Eyes | Event

Full PDF Version See the World Through Their Eyes Exposing the human rights catastrophe and evidence of crimes against humanity Date: June 3, 2019 Time: 4:20PM Location: Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec Support the struggle for human rights in Cameroon. Register at … [Read more...]

Canada: LRWC Objects to Strahl’s Statement Referring to Khadr as a “Convicted Terrorist” | Letter

Full PDF Version Omar Khadr 22 May 2019 Mr. Mark Strahl Member of Parliament House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Email: mark.strahl@parl.gc.ca Dear Mr. Strahl; Re: Your statement, “The PM has no problem apologizing to Omar Khadr a convicted terrorist…” to the House of … [Read more...]

Canada: Urging Immediate Committee Deliberation on Bill C-262 Towards Urgent Passage by the Senate | Letter

Full PDF Version 21 May 2019 Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples The Senate of Canada Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4 By email to all members of the committee Dear Senators, Urging immediate committee deliberation on Bill C-262 towards urgent passage by the … [Read more...]

In Defence of Justice: End Impunity | Event

Full PDF Version In Defence of Justice: End Impunity Date: May 8, 2019 Time: 6PM - 8PM Location: 515 West Hastings Street, SFU Harbour Centre Speaker: Atty. Edre Olalia, President, National Union of People's Lawyers The "war on drugs" declared by President Duterte has made the … [Read more...]

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...]