Canada Campaigns

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...]

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...]

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: 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...]

United States: Threats by the USA against the International Criminal Court | Letter to the Canadian government

Full PDF Version International Criminal Court Photo credit: Human Rights Watch 25 March, 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 Freeland, Re: … [Read more...]

Lawyers in Turkey Under Attack Seminar | Event

Full PDF Version LAWYERS IN TURKEY UNDER ATTACK Held on January 24th each year since 2010, the Day of the Endangered Lawyer provides an opportunity to learn about the personal and professional safety of lawyers in a selected country facing persecution, prosecution, arbitrary detention, … [Read more...]

Canada Not Complying With UN Convention Against Torture | Report

Full PDF Version Canada failed to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians says the UN Committee Against Torture. Convention requirement not fulfilled by Canada include: investigation and criminal prosecution; verification of the facts and full and … [Read more...]

Canada failed to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians, says UN Committee Against Torture | Joint press release

Full press release (.doc)  LRWC & ICLMG's full submission to UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) (.pdf) Full report on Canada by UN CAT A new UN report is once again criticizing Canada for failing to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians. The UN Committee … [Read more...]

BC legal aid gaps violate international law: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada calls for independent legal aid body | Press release

BC legal aid gaps violate international law Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada calls for independent legal aid body Press release For immediate release full .pdf file 22 November 2018 - Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) today told the government of British Columbia that BC’s inadequate legal aid … [Read more...]