Viet Nam: EU Urged to Delay EVFTA Until Viet Nam Commits to International Human Rights | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Photo Credit: Viet Tan September 25, 2019 To: The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli The Chair of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights Maria Arena The Members of the European Parliament We, the undersigned organizations, … [Read more...]

Yemen: Call to Ban Export of Arms to the Conflict in Yemen | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 72, 02:38:14 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 General Debate Date: 26 September 2019 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Failure to Fulfill International Human Rights Obligations | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 21, 00:57:36 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) Item: Item 10 – Interactive dialogue on the Report of … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Arrest and Forcible Disappearance of Samar Badawi | WGEID Complaints

Full PDF (ENG) Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. She has been a prominent advocate for women’s rights since 2010, advocating for the right of women to vote and to … [Read more...]

Philippines: Stop the Attacks and Extrajudicial Killings of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 7, 00:11:20 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4, General Debate Date:                       17 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers for Lawyers Speaker:                 Catherine Morris Oral Statement to … [Read more...]

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...]

South Sudan: Arbitrary Detention, Repression, and Persecution of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 21, 00:37:23 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Date:                       16 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

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...]

The Philippines: Attacks Again Lawyers Escalating | Joint statement by 151 lawyers’ organizations and lawyers

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (FRE) Lawyers for Lawyers, LRWC and more than 150 Bar Associations, lawyers’ organizations and members of the legal profession urge the Philippine Government to stop the extra-judicial killings of lawyers, allow investigations that ensure accountability for perpetrators … [Read more...]

Indonesia: Support Letter for Ms. Veronica Koman | Joint Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Veronica Koman, human rights lawyer LRWC and L4L sent a joint letter calling on Indonesian authorities to withdraw criminal charges against human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, charged for disseminating information about police violence against Papuan students peacefully … [Read more...]