The Law of Protest Workshop | Site C Summit | Victoria, BC, January 26-27, 2018

Full PDF Version … [Read more...]

The Law of Protest Workshop | Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers 2017 Annual Conference

Full PDF Version … [Read more...]

The Right to Dissent: Now Available for Sale on Amazon | Press Release

Full PDF Version (Press Release) Full PDF (Right to Dissent Guidebook) Friday, March 3, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Announces the Release of The Right to Dissent Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) has published The Right to Dissent: A Guide to International Law … [Read more...]

The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent | Handbook

Full PDF Version | Purchase on Amazon The Right to Dissent has been produced to promote human rights and the rule of law through enhancing knowledge of international human rights law guarantees of the rights to participate in public affairs by engaging in public debate, criticism, … [Read more...]

India: LRWC, HRW and ICJ call for Release of Human Rights Defender Khurram Parvez | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version JAMMU and KASHMIR STATE, INDIA: LRWC, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists call for the immediate and unconditional release from arbitrary detention of human rights defender Khurram Parvez. Mr. Parvez, an internationally known human rights advocate, was … [Read more...]

Thailand: Immediately drop sedition case and all proceedings against human rights lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri | Joint Press Release

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Thai) 3 October 2016 The Thai Government should immediately drop all proceedings against human rights lawyer, Sirikan Charoensiri, including the specious accusation of sedition, which apparently relate to her organization’s representation of 14 … [Read more...]

Turkey: Amicus Brief in the Case of Ayşe Acinikli and Ramazan Demir

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Turkish) LRWC and the Law Society of England and Wales prepared an amicus brief (in Turkish and English) for submission to the Constitutional Court of Turkey in the case of human rights lawyers Ayşe Acinikli and Ramazan Demir. The brief … [Read more...]

The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent | Advance Edition for Consulation

Full PDF LRWC has released for consultation, an advance edition of The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent. The Right to Dissent explains the international human … [Read more...]

The Right to Dissent: International law obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to participate in public affairs by engaging in criticism, opposition and dissent | Advance Edition for Consulation

Full PDF Version (Advance Edition) This Guide to the Right to Dissent has been developed for the purpose of promoting the rule of law through enhancing knowledge and awareness of international human rights law concerning the rights to participate in public affairs by engaging in public … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Freedom of Assembly in Bahrain: Domestic law and practice violates international law obligations | Report

LRWC prepared a brief, endorsed by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights expressing concern with the continuing wrongful arrest, prosecution, conviction and sentencing of human rights advocates in Bahrain for peacefully exercising their internationally … [Read more...]