Iran: Judicial Harassment and Arbitrary Sentencing of Mr. Hadi Esmaeilzadeh – Members of DHRC Continue to Be Detained without Adequate Medical Treatment | Letter

Full PDF Version 23 July 2014 Leader of the Islamic Republic, His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei Office of the Supreme Leader Shahid Keshvardoost St, Jomhuri Eslami Avenue Tehran, Iran Faxes: +98 21 649 5880 / 21 774 2228 Email: info_leader@leader.ir President Hassan … [Read more...]

Prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey | Oral Statement to UN Human Rights Council by LRWC, L4L & ALRC

Full PDF Version  12 June 2014 - Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging their functions: Jeong Ho Moon of ALRC presented a joint statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC on the prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey. … [Read more...]

Iran, Russia and Turkey: Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging Their Functions: Joint Statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC | Video

12 June 2014 - Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging their functions: Jeong Ho Moon of ALRC presented a joint statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC on the prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey. Jeong Ho Moon's statement begins at 26:41 … [Read more...]

Iran: Wrongful Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers | Report

Full PDF Version Official UN Version Iran: Wrongful Prosecution And Imprisonment Of Lawyers To the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Agenda Item 3 – Independence of Lawyers and Judges Written Statement Submitted Jointly by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, an NGO … [Read more...]

Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Situation of Lawyers in Iran and independence of the legal profession remain precarious | Statement

full .pdf version Date: 17 March 2014 HRC section: Agenda item 4 Speaker: Ms. Vani Selvarajah Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) & Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), non-governmental organizations in special … [Read more...]

Iran: Safety and Independence of Lawyers & Access to Legal Representation | Report

Full PDF Version Safety and Independence of Lawyers & Access to Legal Representation in Iran by LRWC and L4L Advocacy Rights 1.1           As a member of the United Nations (24 October 1945), the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) has obligations to ensure the equal enjoyment by all … [Read more...]

Iran: Human Rights Lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani arbitrarily detained | Letter

To: Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei; President Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad From: Hugh Gwillim Re: Request for Furlough for Human Rights Lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani  Date: March 26, 2013 Lawyers’ Rights Watch of Canada (LRWC) requests that an appropriate bail for furlough be set for … [Read more...]

Iran: Furlough request for Abdolfattah Soltani | Letter

To: Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Republic; President Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad From: Hugh Gwillim, LRWC Re: Request for Furlough for human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani Date: March 26, 2013 Lawyers’ Rights Watch of Canada (LRWC) requests that an appropriate bail … [Read more...]

Iran: Call for the Release of Massumeh Dehghan, spouse of Abdolafattah Soltani

Re: Call for the Release of Massumeh Dehghan, spouse of Abdolafattah Soltani To: Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Republic; Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, Head of the Judiciary From: Hugh Gwillim Date: December 3, 2012  Lawyers’ Rights Watch of Canada (LRWC) calls for the … [Read more...]

Iran: Call for the release of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

Re: Call for the release of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh To: Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Republic; Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, Head of the Judiciary From: Hugh Gwillim, LRWC Date: October 26, 2012 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) calls for the immediate … [Read more...]