China: Open letter from global civil society: China must release student activists and workers | Letter

Full Word Version China: Labour rights activists and their advocates are harassed, detained and disappeared for seeking improved conditions at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen. NGOs including, LRWC call on China to stop the crackdown and release all those taken into custody by Chinese authorities … [Read more...]

China: Open letter from global civil society: China must release student activists and workers | Letter

Full PDF Version China: Labour rights activists and their advocates are harassed, detained and disappeared for seeking improved conditions at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen. NGOs including, LRWC call on China to stop the crackdown and release all those taken into custody by Chinese authorities … [Read more...]

UPR of China: Information Handout for the UPR Pre-session

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: South China Morning Post Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) are attending to China/UPR pre-session to ask state representatives to pose questions and make recommendations about the critical issues raised in the Joint UPR/China report submitted by L4L … [Read more...]

Continued Widespread, Systematic, and Grave Human Rights Violations in Saudi Arabia and China | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 19, at 00:33:50) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 5: General Debate – Human rights bodies and mechanisms Date: 19 September 2018 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

China: Human rights advocates suffer detention, ill-treatment and trials in violation of international law | Written Statement to the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full .pdf version (with footnotes) Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s attention Written Statement by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada an NGO in Special Consultative Status to the 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council China: Human rights advocates … [Read more...]

China: Joint Submission to the 31st Session of the Universal Periodic Review

Full PDF Version   Joint Submission to the 31st Session of the  Universal Periodic Review  of  China  from  LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS and LAWYERS’ RIGHTS WATCH CANADA  MARCH 2018 Introduction Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) submit this report on … [Read more...]

China: Draft Resolution on Promoting the International Human Rights Cause through Win-Win Cooperation” at 37th UN Human Rights Council Session | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version To: Member and Observer States of the Human Rights Council Re: Draft resolution on “Promoting the International Human Rights Cause through Win-Win Cooperation” at 37th UN Human Rights Council session The draft resolution entitled “Promoting the International Human … [Read more...]

Attacks on the Legal Profession in China, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkey | Joint Oral Statement to the 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 65, at 02:28:39)  Human Rights Council 37th Regular Session 26 February to 23 March 2018 Agenda Item 3 Joint Oral Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and the … [Read more...]

Human rights groups call on States to hold China accountable at the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Your Excellency, We write prior to the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to urge your delegation to send a clear message to China denouncing its rollback in respect for human rights. Since President Xi Jinping assumed power in March 2013, … [Read more...]

China: Son of Detained Rights Lawyers Arrives in Australia After Battle to Leave China | News

This post originally appeared at https://defendlawyers.wordpress.com/2018/01/19/china-son-of-detained-rights-lawyers-arrives-in-australia-after-battle-to-leave-china/ The son of top human rights lawyer Wang Yu and her legal activist husband Bao Longjun, detained in a massive nationwide … [Read more...]