Iran: Oral Statement to the Human Rights Council: Ongoing and Intensified Wrongful Treatment of Lawyers in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Full .pdf Statement Video Stream Available (Chapter 23, 00:44:58) Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Iem 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Islamic Republic of Iran Date: 11 March 2019 Speaker: Ms. Hélène Ramos dos Santos Oral … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Oral Statement to 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Statement of Rohingya peace advocate, Hamida Khatun | Joint Statement of LRWC and ISHR

Full .pdf file Video Stream Available (Chapter 20, 00:39:00) Organization:   Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Date: 11 March 2019 Speaker: Ms. Salma El Hosseiny (ISHR) Oral Statement to the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Mancho Bibixy Tse – LRWC reply to Cameroon’s letters of 24, 27 & 28 January 2019 | WGAD

Full PDF Version Mancho Bibixy Tse, broadcast journalist In the Matter of Mancho Bibixy Tse Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) Reply to The Republic of Cameroon (Cameroon) letters dated 24, 27 & 28 January 2019 To The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) Re … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Deprivation of Liberty of Mancho Bixiby Tse | WGAD

Full PDF Version Mancho Bibixy Tse, broadcast journalist Lucie Viersma Secretary Working Group on Aribtrary Detention United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais des Nations, 121 Geneva 10, Switzerland Tuesday, February 5 2019 5 February … [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...]

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...]