Myanmar (Burma) Campaigns

Myanmar & Bangladesh: Rights, Dignity, and Future of Genocide Survivors at Stake | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 38, 01:39:49 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (Oral Update) Date:                       16 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Canada Urged to take Immediate Action on the Ongoing Genocide Against the Rohingya People in Myanmar by Initiating ICJ Proceedings | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (FR) An Open Letter released 25 June 2019 endorses a Senate Motion 476 to Urge the Government [of Canada] to invoke the Genocide Convention to hold Myanmar to its obligations and to seek Provisional Measures for the Rohingya People. Thirty-four senators and more than 100 … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Canada’s Obligation to Hold Myanmar Accountable for Genocide: Pass Senate Motion 476 | Briefing Note

Full PDF Version Canada’s obligation to hold Myanmar accountable for genocide: Pass Senate Motion 476 Press Conference, West Block, Parliament of Canada, Ottawa 13 June 2019, 10:30 am Briefing Note (summarized for delivery at the press conference) Catherine Morris, BA, JD, … [Read more...]

Canada: Obligation to Hold Myanmar Accountable for Genocide: Immediately Pass Motion No 476 | Letter

Full PDF Version 12 June 2019 Hon. Don Plett Opposition Whip in the Senate Member of the Senate Conservative Caucus The Senate of Canada Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4 Email: don.plett@sen.parl.gc.ca Hon. Andrew Scheer Leader of the Opposition House of Commons Ottawa Ontario K1A … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Freed from Prison After More Than 500 Days | News

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Photo Credit: The Globe and Mail May 7 2018 Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were freed on 7 May 2019 after 500 days in prison as part of amnesty granted for 6,520 prisoners. Read more about LRWC Successes … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Oral Statement to 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Statement of Rohingya peace advocate, Hamida Khatun | Joint Statement of LRWC and ISHR

Full .pdf file Video Stream Available (Chapter 20, 00:39:00) Organization:   Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Date: 11 March 2019 Speaker: Ms. Salma El Hosseiny (ISHR) Oral Statement to the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Investigation and Prosecution of Senior Myanmar Military Officials for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 62, at 01:44:10) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4: General Debate Date: 18 September 2018 Speaker: Mr. Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Investigate and Prosecute Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes | Statement

Full PDF Version (English) / Full Word Version (English) / Version français FFM Report / Video of FFM Press Conference Press Conference on the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human rights and … [Read more...]

International Criminal Court News | 17 July 2018

Full PDF Version International Criminal Court News - 17 July 2018 By Joshua Lam and Melissa Tessler July 17, 2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute – the Statute which established the International Criminal Court and its jurisdiction over crimes against humanity, genocide and … [Read more...]

Myanmar: End Human Rights Violations in Myanmar | Oral Statement to the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 16, at 00:27:56) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4: Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (oral update) Date: 27 June 2018 Speaker: Hélène Ramos dos Santos Oral Statement to the 38th Session … [Read more...]