UN Human Rights Council: Acceleration of extra-judicial killings of jurists in the Philippines | Written Joint Statement to the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full .pdf statement Link to document on UN Human Rights Council site Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and the Asian Legal Resource Centre submitted a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council for its 44th session. The Statement is endorsed by the International Association of People's Lawyers. … [Read more...]

UN Human Rights Council: Urgent Debate on systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protest | Joint Statement

Update 19 June 2020: UN Human Rights Council adopted by consensus resolution A/HRC/43/L.50 requesting the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights "to prepare a report on systemic racism, violations of international human rights law against Africans and people of African descent by law enforcement … [Read more...]

Don’t Violate Human Rights While Responding to COVID-19, Say 33 NGOs | Joint Statement

Full PDF (ENG) | Meeting Webcast Human Rights Council virtual informal conversation with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Joint NGO statement on civil and political rights Thursday, 09 April 2020 Civil society’s call to states:   we are in this together, don’t violate human … [Read more...]

South Sudan: Human Rights Violations and Corporate Accountability in the Report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan | Oral Statement to the 43rd Session of the UNHRC

Live stream video, Chapter 27, 01:00:12 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 4 Date: 9 March 2019 Speaker: Gabriella Casanova Oral Statement of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch … [Read more...]

United Nations: Support Consensus Renewal of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) / Full PDF (FRE) 43 NGOs call on all UN member states to support extension of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders by: participating in negotiations on and co-sponsoring the resolution to extend the mandate; opposing attempts to dilute the mandate or … [Read more...]

Sudan: Call to End the Repression and Persecution of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 49, 01:45:10 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Date: 25 September 2019 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the … [Read more...]

Yemen: Call to Ban Export of Arms to the Conflict in Yemen | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 72, 02:38:14 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 General Debate Date: 26 September 2019 Speaker: Paul Scambler Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Failure to Fulfill International Human Rights Obligations | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 21, 00:57:36 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) Item: Item 10 – Interactive dialogue on the Report of … [Read more...]

Philippines: Stop the Attacks and Extrajudicial Killings of Lawyers | Oral Statement to the 42nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 7, 00:11:20 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4, General Debate Date:                       17 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers for Lawyers Speaker:                 Catherine Morris Oral Statement to … [Read more...]

Myanmar & Bangladesh: Rights, Dignity, and Future of Genocide Survivors at Stake | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 38, 01:39:49 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 4: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on Myanmar (Oral Update) Date:                       16 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]