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Zhang Kai: RELEASED 23/03/16
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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...]

China: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Human Rights Lawyer Li Yuhan and Cease Investigations and Surveillance | Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC requests China to immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer Li Yuhan and cease all investigations of her. Li Yuhan was taken into custody on 9 October without justification or due process. The arbitrary arrest and detention, enforced disappearance, … [Read more...]

States Must Cooperate with UN Technical Assistance In Ensuring Independence and Integrity of Legal Profession | Joint Oral Statement to the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 37, at 01:06:02) Check Against Delivery Organization:  Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Lawyers for Lawyers Item:                 Item 10 – General Debate: Technical assistance and capacity-building Date:                 28 … [Read more...]

Need to Develop Mandatory Code of Conduct for Members of the UN Human Rights Council | Oral Statement to the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 79, at 02:19:01) Check Against Delivery Organization:            Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                           Item 4 – General Debate:   Council members must comply with human rights duties Date:                   … [Read more...]

Accountability for Non-Complying Council Members, China and Saudi Arabia | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 20 - starts at 35:50) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                            Item 3 – General Debate Date:                           12 June 2017 Speaker:                      Mr. Joseph … [Read more...]

China: Cease and Remedy Widespread Human Rights Violations Against Human Rights Defenders and Activists | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Members of the Human Rights Council are urged to pressure China to stop and remedy widespread and systemic human rights violations against human rights defenders, environmental and democracy activists and lawyers in China which include: enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention, … [Read more...]