Arbitrary Detention of Lawyers and Defenders in China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Cameroon | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 56, 01:29:37 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 3, General Debate Date:                       13 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Speaker:                 Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral … [Read more...]

Human Rights Violations in Cameroon, Philippines, China, and Saudi Arabia | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 74, 01:59:48 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 2, General Debate on the oral update of the High Commissioner of Human Rights Date:                       10 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

China: Open Letter on the Rule of Law in China | Joint letter

Full PDF (ENG) 9 September 2019 Open letter on the rule of law in China Across the People’s Republic of China, human rights violations are a systemic reality. Over the past year, the UN has once again documented legal and policy frameworks that fail to protect against discrimination; … [Read more...]

China: Joint Letter Regarding the Revocation of Lawyer Li Jinxing’s License | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) August 14, 2019 Re: Joint Letter Regarding the Revocation of Lawyer Li Jinxing’s License China human rights lawyer Li Jinxing received a notice from the Shandong Provincial Department of Justice on 22 July 2019 regarding the administrative penalty of revocation of … [Read more...]

China: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) 12 August 2019 His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of China The State Council General Office 2 Fuyoujie Xichengqu Beijingshi 100017 People’s Republic of China Email: english@mail.gov.cn RE: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang Your … [Read more...]

China: Unlawful Use of Force by Police on 12 June 2019 | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) | Link to Video Protestors gather near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong Photo Source: Human Rights Watch  Friday, June 28, 2019 Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor Chief Executive of Hong Kong Office of the Chief Executive 1 Tim Wa Avenue Tamar, Hong Kong Email: … [Read more...]

Attacks on lawyers in China, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Turkey | Joint Oral Statement to the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 46, 01:25:11, Full .pdf statement Item:                   Item 3: General Debate Date:                   1 July 2019 Speaker:            Ms. Hélène Ramos dos Santos Oral Statement to the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

China: Human Rights in China – Strengthening Calls for Accountability | Event

Thursday 27 June, 12-1pm, Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva Co-sponsored by Human Rights Watch, International Service for Human Rights, Law Council of Australia, International Bar Association Human Rights Institute, Lawyers for Lawyers, and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Download the flyer … [Read more...]

China: Joint Statement to the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Statement

Live video stream, Chapter 53, 01:57:07 Full PDF Lawyers for Lawyers Co-sponsors: International Bar Association, ISHR, Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada Joint statement under Item 3: Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges and Lawyers and the Independent … [Read more...]

Hong Kong: Open Letter Regarding Proposed Changes to Hong Kong’s Extradition Law | China

Full PDF Version Photo Source: Hong Kong Free Press 6 June, 2019 Carrie Lam Chief Executive Office of the Chief Executive Tamar Hong Kong ceo@ceo.gov.hk Dear Chief Executive, OPEN LETTER REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO HONG KONG'S EXTRADITION LAW We are writing to … [Read more...]