UPR of Vietnam: Advocacy Charter Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada

Full PDF Version Photo Credit: pululante Stakeholders’ submission (1) In the last years, the crackdown on freedom of expression has intensified. Reports indicate that in 2017, Viet Nam authorities have detained or exiled many peaceful activists and bloggers. Human rights lawyers who work on … [Read more...]

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...]