Viet Nam: Report on Viet Nam’s failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Recommendations | Joint Report

Full PDF Version Report on Viet Nam's failure to implement 2014 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations. Viet Nam accepted recommendations to ensure: access to legal counsel; freedom of expression rights; and, a favourable working environment of human rights defenders and lawyers. The … [Read more...]

Thailand: LRWC Submission to the Universal Periodic Review, 25th Session, April – May 2016

PDF report (pdf) Lawyer's Rights Watch submission to the UN Human Rights Council for Thailand's Universal Periodic Revies in April-May 2016 discusses Thailand’s failure to comply with its international human rights obligations to guarantee: fair trial rights in accordance with the … [Read more...]

Turkey: UPR Submission, June 2014 | Joint Submission

Full PDF Version This submission outlines L4L’s and the Law Society’s key concerns regarding Turkey’s compliance with its international and national human rights commitments to guarantee effective access to legal services provided by an independent legal profession as set out in the Basic … [Read more...]

Turkey: Submissions on the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey from LRWC, Lawyers for Lawyers and Fair Trial Watch | Report

 Full PDF Version  This submission outlines key concerns regarding Turkey’s compliance with its international and national human rights commitments to guarantee effective access to legal services provided by an independent legal profession as set out in the Basic Principles, which is required … [Read more...]

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...]

Oral Statement to the UN Human Rights Council: UPR Outcomes: China | Statement

Full .pdf document Check Against Delivery Date: 19 March 2014 HRC section: Agenda Item 6 Speaker: Ms. Vani Selvarajah Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Regular Session - Oral Statement Item 6: UPR Outcomes: China Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: Update Regarding Le Quoc Quan for the Pre-Session UPR on 27 November 2013 | Report

 Full PDF Version Update Viet Nam – Detention of Mr. Le Quoc Quan Update for the purpose of the Pre-session UPR regarding Viet Nam on 27 November 2013, on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and The Law Society. On 13 June 2013, L4L, LRWC and the Law … [Read more...]

Vietnam: Joint Submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Viet Nam | Joint Report

Lawyers for Lawyers, the Law Society of England and Wales and LRWC filed a report for the Universal Periodic Review of Vietnam. The use of arbitrary arrests, malicious prosecutions, imprisonment and disbarment to silence human rights lawyers, is the focus of this joint report. Cited as examples of … [Read more...]

Mexico: Submissions to the Universal Periodic Review of Mexico | Reports

PDF of Submissions to the UPR of Mexico LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS (L4L), THE LAW SOCIETY OF ENGLAND AND WALES, LAWYERS’ RIGHTS WATCH CANADA JOINT UPR SUBMISSION – MEXICO, MARCH 2013 1.   Signatory organisations are submitting this report on the state of human rights in Mexico with recommendations to … [Read more...]

China: Submissions to the Universal Periodic Review of China | Reports

PDF of LRWC's submissions to the UPR of China LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS (L4L) AND LAWYERS’ RIGHTS WATCH CANADA (LRWC) JOINT UPR SUBMISSION – PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, MARCH 2013 1.   Lawyers for Lawyers (hereinafter ‘L4L’) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (‘LRWC’) submit this report on the state of … [Read more...]