United Kingdom Letters

Yemen conflict: Cease arms transfers by Canada, France, Iran, US & UK | Oral video statement to UN Human Rights Council

Full text of the oral video statement (.pdf) (ENG) Full oral video statement Full Interactive Dialogue with the Group of Experts on Yemen Video Intervention: Check against delivery  Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 2: Interactive Dialogue, Group of Experts on … [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...]

PATRICK FINUCANE – THE UNITED KINGDOM: NORTHERN IRELAND

On February 12, 1989, Patrick Finucane was shot dead in front of his wife and three children by two masked gunmen. Patrick Finucane was a lawyer in Northern Ireland who had acted as defense counsel on many politically sensitive cases including, just before his assassination, a case alleging Royal … [Read more...]

Statement linking lawyer Jennifer Robinson with her client Julian Assange violates advocacy rights

Re: Statement linking lawyer Jennifer Robinson with her client Julian Assange violates advocacy rights. To: Secretary of State Clinton and Attorney General Holder From: Gail Davidson Date: 2010-12-10 Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human … [Read more...]

United Kindgom: Murder of Patrick Finucane

Full PDF Version PATRICK FINUCANE – THE UNITED KINGDOM: NORTHERN IRELAND On February 13th 1989, Patrick Finucane was shot dead in front of his wife and three children by 3 masked men. Patrick Finucane was a lawyer in Northern Ireland who had acted as defense counsel on many politically … [Read more...]

United Kingdom: Public Inquiry Into the Patrick Finucane Murder | Letter

Full PDF Version Patrick Finucane, lawyer February 23, 2005 The Right Honourable Tony Blair 10 Downing Street London, England SW1A 2AA The Right Honourable Lord Goldsmith Attorney General’s Chambers 9 Buckingham Gate London, England SW1E 6JP Dear Sirs: Re: A. Lawyers’ … [Read more...]

Dr. Abdul Haq al-Ani, British barrister– November 25, 2003 arrest

Re: Dr. Abdul Haq al-Ani, British barrister-- November 25, 2003 arrest To: The Right Honourable Lord Goldsmith From: Gail Davidson Date: 2003-12-03 Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a committee of Canadian lawyers, campaigns internationally for the independence and security of lawyers … [Read more...]