Myanmar (Burma) Campaigns

Myanmar: Oral Video Statement to the 45th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF (ENG) See LRWC's oral video statement See the full Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Video Intervention: Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review by Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada | Joint Submission

Full PDF (ENG) In July 2020, Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada joined Lawyers for Lawyers in submitting a report for the forthcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Myanmar. The review is scheduled to take place in Geneva in January/February 2021. In the report (.pdf), Lawyers for Lawyers … [Read more...]

Myanmar must ensure the independence of the legal profession | Oral Statement at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council

Full PDF (ENG) Video of statement, Chapter 20, at 00:30 Video Intervention: Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Date: 13 July 2020 Speaker: Joseph Doyle Oral … [Read more...]

Philippines, Myanmar, South Sudan: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions at the 44th Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Oral Statement

Full PDF (ENG) See video intervention (Chapter 32 at 01:08:27) Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 3: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Date: 9 July 2020 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral … [Read more...]

Myanmar | Justice for the Rohingya: The Role of Canada | Report by UVic, UOttawa…

Full pdf report Justice for the Rohingya: The Role of Canada Report of international virtual roundtable of experts “Canada must take immediate, robust action on justice for the Rohingya… using a holistic approach and ensuring that the victims are at the centre.” Canada’s actions must fully … [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...]

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...]