Turkey: Continued Violation of Non-Derogable Rights After Lifting of State of Emergency | Joint Written Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version United Nations Human Rights Council 31 August 2018 Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s attention Written Statement by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), The Law Society (TLS), NGOs in Special Consultative Status, … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Persistent gross, widespread and systematic violations of human rights while a member of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Written Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

See full pdf report as filed with the UN Human Rights Council without footnotes (due to length restrictions) See the fully footnoted report (pdf) This written statement by LRWC is endorsed by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR). Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s … [Read more...]

China: Human rights advocates suffer detention, ill-treatment and trials in violation of international law | Written Statement to the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full .pdf version (with footnotes) Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s attention Written Statement by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada an NGO in Special Consultative Status to the 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council China: Human rights advocates … [Read more...]

China: Draft Resolution on Promoting the International Human Rights Cause through Win-Win Cooperation” at 37th UN Human Rights Council Session | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version To: Member and Observer States of the Human Rights Council Re: Draft resolution on “Promoting the International Human Rights Cause through Win-Win Cooperation” at 37th UN Human Rights Council session The draft resolution entitled “Promoting the International Human … [Read more...]

Canada: Restoring the Space for Dissent in Canada | Joint Written Statement to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Official UN Version In this written submission, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) call on the Human Rights Council to continue to promote and protect the rule of law and human rights in Canada by monitoring the following issues and … [Read more...]

Civil Society Views on the Third Session of the Working Group on the Right to Peace | Joint Written Statement to the 29th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

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Viet Nam: Failure to Comply with UPR Recommendations | Report

Full PDF Version Official UN Version Joint written statement by Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers Rights Watch Canada[1] to the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Agenda Item 6 – UPR Outcomes, Viet Nam Viet Nam: Failure to Comply with UPR … [Read more...]

Colombia: Failure to Fulfill Duties in Response to Attacks on Lawyers | Report

Full PDF Version Official UN Version Colombia: Failure to fulfill duties in response to attacks on lawyers LRWC calls on the Human Rights Council to fulfill its duty to promote and protect the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms in Colombia by calling on Colombia to act … [Read more...]

Canada: The Shrinking Space for Dissent in Canada | Report

Full PDF Version Official UN Version Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) Contact: Gail Davidson lrwc@portal.ca Tel: +1 604 736 1175 Fax: +1 604 736 1170 Interactive Dialogue Agenda Item 3 – Freedom of Expression Written Statement by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada[1] to the 26th … [Read more...]

Iran: Wrongful Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers | Report

Full PDF Version Official UN Version Iran: Wrongful Prosecution And Imprisonment Of Lawyers To the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Agenda Item 3 – Independence of Lawyers and Judges Written Statement Submitted Jointly by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, an NGO … [Read more...]