Thailand: Cease Intimidation, Arbitrary Arrests and Judicial Harassment in Military Courts of Peaceful Civilian Human Rights Defenders and Democracy Activists | Statement

Full PDF Version THAILAND: Cease intimidation, arbitrary arrests and judicial harassment in Military Courts of peaceful civilian human rights defenders and democracy activists Statement 5 February 2016 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of Canadian lawyers who promote human … [Read more...]

Thailand: Joint Oral Statement to 30th Session of the UN HRC: Abuse of laws and military courts to silence civil society

Full text View the Oral Statement below at 1:39:45 Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and the Asian Legal Resource Centre Item: Items 2 and 10 – General Debate Date: 30 September 2015 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Joint Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Thailand: LRWC Submission to the Universal Periodic Review, 25th Session, April – May 2016

PDF report (pdf) Lawyer's Rights Watch submission to the UN Human Rights Council for Thailand's Universal Periodic Revies in April-May 2016 discusses Thailand’s failure to comply with its international human rights obligations to guarantee: fair trial rights in accordance with the … [Read more...]

Thailand: Continued judicial harassment of migrant rights worker Mr. Andy Hall by Natural Fruit Co. Ltd | Joint Letter

Full text letter (pdf) August 19, 2015 To Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha: We, a coalition of international labor and human rights organizations, wish to express our sincere condolences about the tragic bombing that took place this week in Bangkok. It was a brutal attack on a country … [Read more...]

Thailand: Thailand Must Halt Prosecution of Migrant Labour Rights Researcher Andy Hall | Statement

Full PDF Version Thailand must halt prosecution of migrant labour rights researcher Andy Hall Criminal defamation charges by Natural Fruit Co. Ltd are an effort to silence human rights advocacy and criminalize investigation and reporting of rights violations Statement 30 July … [Read more...]

Thailand Not Adequately Addressing Human Trafficking: US government leaves Thailand at lowest ranking in annual trafficking report | Joint Letter

See full (pdf) letter The US Department of State maintained Thailand’s Tier 3 ranking, the lowest category, in its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released 27 July 2015. A global coalition of 25 human rights and labor groups, including Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) sent … [Read more...]

Thailand: Phuket Journalists Ms. Chutima Sidasathian and Mr. Alan Morison prosecuted for criminal defamation for reporting on human trafficking of Rohingya and other migrants

Full pdf statement Thailand must halt judicial harassment of human rights defenders Phuket Journalists Ms. Chutima Sidasathian and Mr. Alan Morison prosecuted for criminal defamation for reporting on human trafficking of Rohingya and other migrants Statement 10 July 2015 Lawyers’ Rights … [Read more...]

Thailand: Judicial harassment of human rights defenders and democracy activists; harassment of human rights lawyers and advocates | Statement

See full statement pdf Thailand: Judicial harassment of human rights defenders and democracy activists; harassment of human rights lawyers and advocates Fourteen students charged with sedition after symbolic anti-coup demonstrations Statement: Timeline, Analysis and Recommendations 8 July … [Read more...]

Thailand: Military government shuts down lawyers’ human rights education event | Statement

| Full .pdf document | Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law through advocacy, education and research. LRWC is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations … [Read more...]

Southeast Asia: Systematic violations of the internationally protected rights of Rohingya and other migrants is costing lives and must be stopped | Statement

| full pdf version | | Open Letter to Other States | Letter to Australia | Letter to Canada | Statement 26 May 2015 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law through advocacy, education and research. LRWC is an NGO in … [Read more...]