United Nations Treaty Body Review: Informal Consultations 28 August 2020 | Oral Statement

Full pdf oral statement (ENG) See LRWC's briefing paper See the informal consultations on the review of the United Nations human rights treaty body system: New York: 27 July 2020. Geneva: 28 August 2020, morning and afternoon (video).  Fundamental pillars of the UN human rights system: … [Read more...]

UN Human Rights Committee publishes interpretation on the right of peaceful assembly | Update

UN Human Rights Committee General Comment 37 on the right of peaceful assembly [off this site] LRWC 20 February 2020 comments on the Draft Commentary. PDF (ENG) LRWC welcomes the publication of the UN Human Rights Committee's new General Comment on the right of peaceful assembly. On 20 … [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...]

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...]

Viet Nam: Human Rights Committee Consideration of the Implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by Viet Nam | Joint Report

Full PDF Version Pham Van Troi, Nguyen Van Dai and Nguyen Trung Ton before the court during their trial LRWC and Lawyers for Lawyers, both NGOs with special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, have compiled a Joint Thematic Report for the UN Human … [Read more...]

Canada: LRWC’s views on Canada’s Response to the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) from the UN Committee against Torture | Report

Full PDF Version   Monday, December 21st, 2015 Human Rights Program Department of Canadian Heritage 25 Eddy Street, 4th Floor Gatineau QC K1A 0M5 Attention: Adam Côté, Ph. D. Policy Officer, Via Email to: adam.cote@canada.ca | 819-994-3670 To the Human Rights Program, … [Read more...]

Canada: CERD Report on Missing Women and Murdered Women in BC and Canada

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in British Columbia and Canada. Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on the occasion of its review of Canada’s 19th and 20th reports, January 2012, by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and the B.C. CEDAW … [Read more...]