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...]

Honduras: International Law Duties to Investigate Serious Human Rights Violations

Full PDF Version Honduras: International Law Duties to Investigate Serious Human Rights Violations June 2016[1] Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers and others who promote human rights and the rule of law internationally by providing support to lawyers and other human … [Read more...]

Handbook: Pre-Trial Release and the Right to be Presumed Innocent

Pre-trial release and the right to be presumed innocent: A handbook on international law rights to pre-trial release. Lois Leslie, B.Soc. Sc. (Hons), LL.B, LL.M PDF version Production of this handbook was inspired by the fact that millions of people around the world are in pre-trial detention … [Read more...]

Human Rights Education integral to the realization of human rights: Oral Statement to the 20th Session of the Human Rights Council 18 June 2012

18 June 2012 Item 2 General Debate Speaker: Ms. Catherine Morris. Oral Statement to the 20th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status Re: Human Rights Education as integral to the … [Read more...]

The Right to Know Our Rights: International law obligations to ensure international human rights education and training

Order your hard copies ($20 each) by emailing info@lrwc.org. The Right to Know Our Rights outlines the international law obligations on States to ensure that everyone has access to education and training about their international human rights so that they develop sufficient facility to use … [Read more...]