Canada failed to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians, says UN Committee Against Torture | Joint press release

Full press release (.doc)  LRWC & ICLMG's full submission to UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) (.pdf) Full report on Canada by UN CAT A new UN report is once again criticizing Canada for failing to provide full redress for its involvement in the torture of five Canadians. The UN Committee … [Read more...]

Canada: Review of Canada’s Compliance with the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment | Oral Statement

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: United Nations Committee Against Torture 65th Session: Canada Date: 20 November 2018 Oral Statement from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and the International Civil Liberties Group (ICLMG) to the … [Read more...]

Canada: Canada’s failure to Fully Comply with the 2012 Recommendations of the Committee Against Torture | Report

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Joint Briefing to the Committee against Torture on CANADA 65th Session, 12 November – 07 December 2018 Re: the Omar Khadr case from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada & The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group Re: Canada’s failure to fully … [Read more...]

UPR of China: Information Handout for the UPR Pre-session

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: South China Morning Post Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) are attending to China/UPR pre-session to ask state representatives to pose questions and make recommendations about the critical issues raised in the Joint UPR/China report submitted by L4L … [Read more...]

Canada: Indigenous Rights and Rights of Foreign Victims | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 21, at 00:45:47) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 6: Universal Periodic Review Outcomes - Canada Date: 20 September 2018 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Marked Regression of Civil and Political Rights in Cambodia | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 27, at 01:04:20) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 – Interactive dialogue on the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Date: 26 September 2018 Speaker: Catherine … [Read more...]

Yemen: Investigate Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Yemen | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 43, at 01:42:56) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: Interactive dialogue on the situation in Yemen Date: 25-26 September 2018 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

LRWC Urges UNHRC to Institute Specific Protocols Throughout the UPR | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 10, at 00:16:20) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 6: General Debate: Universal Periodic Review Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Continued Widespread, Systematic, and Grave Human Rights Violations in Saudi Arabia and China | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 19, at 00:33:50) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 5: General Debate – Human rights bodies and mechanisms Date: 19 September 2018 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Inequality and Discrimination Faced by Cameroon’s English Speaking Minority | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 21, at 00:51:40) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 6: UPR Outcomes - Cameroon Date: 20 September 2018 Speaker: Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from … [Read more...]