Reports

United States v. Steven Donziger: Report of Monitors of a hearing in New York, 5 October 2020

Full report .pdf (EN) Report of monitors: United States v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-CR-561 (LAP); 11-CIV-691 (LAK), United States Federal Court, South New York Trial Division Pilot Project to establish International Monitoring Panels to Evaluate Trials in the United States (IMPETUS) Monitors’ … [Read more...]

LRWC Annual Report 2019

LRWC Annual Report 2019 PDF (ENG) NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations LRWC ANNUAL REPORT 2019 January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 “Promoting human rights by protecting those who defend them.” MISSION Lawyers’ Rights … [Read more...]

Thailand: ICJ and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada intervene in criminal defamation proceeding against Thai journalist Suchanee Rungmuanporn (Cloitre) | Amicus Brief

Full Amicus Brief (English) | Full Amicus Brief (Thai) On 27 April 2020, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) submitted a joint amicus curiae brief to Thailand’s Court of Appeal in the appeal from conviction for criminal defamation of journalist, Ms. … [Read more...]

Canada: International law obligations to suspend construction of pipeline and stop use of force against Wet’suwet’en | Legal Brief

Full .pdf legal brief | Press release Canada's international human rights law obligations to suspend construction of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline and stop use of force against the Wet’suwet’en Canada ignores UN call to suspend three mega-projects in BC  Modern international human rights … [Read more...]

Philippines | Killing the lawyers: 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016 | Report

Full .pdf report Killing the lawyers:* 43 jurists murdered in the Philippines since 2016  Extrajudicial killing of jurists as part of a pattern of widespread and systematic violations of human rights Report Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada 5 July 2019 Contents Introduction. 1 The … [Read more...]

Cameroon’s Unfolding Catastrophe | Report

Full Report (PDF) On June 3, 2019, the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa released their long awaited  joint report, “The Unfolding Crisis in Cameroon” . The report highlights the ongoing crisis between the minority Anglophone … [Read more...]

LRWC Biennial Report 2017 – 2018 | Report

Full Report (PDF) LRWC BIENNIAL REPORT 2017 - 2018 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018 “Promoting human rights by protecting those who defend them.” IN THIS REPORT Executive Director’s Message Positive Outcomes United Nations Participation Human Rights Council 3 … [Read more...]

Prisoners: The Right to Medical Treatment – International Law Provisions | Report

Full PDF Version Prisoners: The Right to Medical Treatment International Law Provisions  By Grace Cheung Updated by Temisan Boyo Fanou Prisoners have a right to receive medical treatment. By arresting and detaining a person, a State takes full responsibility at international law for … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Human Rights Committee Consideration of the Implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by Viet Nam | Report

Full PDF Version Vo An Don (left), Le Quoc Quan, Nguyen Van Dai (right) Viet Nam – The UN Human Rights Committee, during its 125th Session on 4-19 March 2019, will review Viet Nam’s compliance with the its legal obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. … [Read more...]

The Right to Legal Aid: Submission to BC Legal Aid Services Review | Report

The Right to Legal Aid: Recommendations for Reform of British Columbia’s Legal Aid System in accordance with Canada’s International Human Rights Obligations Submission to the Legal Aid Services Review of the Province of British Columbia 22 November 2018 Full pdf document Introduction This … [Read more...]