Philippines Campaigns

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

Philippines: End Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings of Lawyers (full .pdf document) Lawyers for Lawyers and LRWC join 151 international and domestic bar associations, other lawyers’ organizations and legal professionals from 49 countries around the world called on the Government of the … [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...]

Thousands of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines: “A pattern of gross and systematic violations of human rights,” say seven legal organisations to the UN | Press release

Press Release_(.docx)  |  Press Release_(.pdf)  Thousands of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines: “A pattern of gross and systematic violations of human rights,” say seven legal organisations to the UN For immediate release 9 September 2019 – Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) was … [Read more...]

Philippines: Extrajudicial killing of jurists 2006-2019 | Appendix to joint written statement to the UN Human Rights Council

Link to written statement on UN website Link to written statement on LRWC website See LRWC's press release dated 9 September 2019. Note that since submission of this statement to the UN Human Rights Council, a 46th lawyer was assassinated in the Philippines on 5 September … [Read more...]

Philippines: Extrajudicial killing of jurists as part of a pattern of widespread and systematic violations of human rights  | Joint Written Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full .pdf written statement as submitted to the Human Rights Council Link to document on UN website The online Appendix to this report lists the murdered jurists with dates of death and status of investigations as at 29 July 2019. A 46th lawyer was assassinated on 5 September 2019. See the … [Read more...]

Philippines | Killing the lawyers: 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016 | Report

Full .pdf report Killing the lawyers:* 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016  Extrajudicial killing of jurists as part of a pattern of widespread and systematic violations of human rights Report Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada 5 July 2019 Contents Introduction. 1 The … [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...]

In Defence of Justice: End Impunity | Event

Full PDF Version In Defence of Justice: End Impunity Date: May 8, 2019 Time: 6PM - 8PM Location: 515 West Hastings Street, SFU Harbour Centre Speaker: Atty. Edre Olalia, President, National Union of People's Lawyers The "war on drugs" declared by President Duterte has made the … [Read more...]

Philippines: Death of lawyer Benjamin Ramos | Letter

Full PDF Version Benjamin Ramos, human rights lawyer Photo Credit: FIDH Thursday, November 29, 2018 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph The … [Read more...]

Philippines: Illegal Arrest, Detention, and Torture of Peasant Rights Advocates | Letter

Full PDF Version Photo Credit: Hukbo Tuesday, October 30, 2018 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph The Honorable Menardo I. … [Read more...]