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...]

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...]

Bahrain: Urgent Appeal for the Release of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version HM Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Office of HM the King P.O. Box 555, Rifa’a Palace Kingdom of Bahrain Cc. The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign & Commonwealth Office King Charles Street, London … [Read more...]

Turkey: Right to Pre-Trial Release in the Matter of Imprisoned Lawyers in Turkey

Full PDF Version Lawyers in Turkey are being subjected to arbitrary arrest and detention and judicial harassment for merely defending their clients’ rights in politically sensitive cases. As a signatory to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the European … [Read more...]

Vietnam: Right to Pre-Trial Release in the Matter of Le Quoc Quan

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Vietnamese/tiếng Việt) Mr. Le Quoc Quan, a qualified lawyer, active blogger and human rights defender, is currently arbitrarily detained by the Government of Viet Nam due to having exercised his right to freedom of expression, right to freedom … [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...]