Colombia: Threats against lawyer Daniel Prado Albarracin | Letter

Full PDF Version (ENG) / Full PDF Version (SPA) Daniel Prado, lawyer with the CIJP Photo Credit: PBI Columbia LRWC is gravely concerned for the safety of lawyer Daniel Prado Albarracin, who currently represents victims of crimes committed by the paramilitary group "The 12 Apostles." Over the … [Read more...]

Philippines: Death of lawyer Benjamin Ramos | Letter

Full PDF Version Benjamin Ramos, human rights lawyer Photo Credit: FIDH Thursday, November 29, 2018 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph The … [Read more...]

Save a Lawyer for Christmas | Donate before 31 December 2018

Donate to LRWC today to defend the rule of law and protect human rights advocates at risk around the world. “Thank You. Without LRWC we would be alone and without hope.” say victims and families. Successful developments for lawyers and other human rights defenders (HRDs) at risk during 2018 … [Read more...]

China: Open letter from global civil society: China must release student activists and workers | Letter

Full Word Version China: Labour rights activists and their advocates are harassed, detained and disappeared for seeking improved conditions at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen. NGOs including, LRWC call on China to stop the crackdown and release all those taken into custody by Chinese authorities … [Read more...]

China: Open letter from global civil society: China must release student activists and workers | Letter

Full PDF Version China: Labour rights activists and their advocates are harassed, detained and disappeared for seeking improved conditions at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen. NGOs including, LRWC call on China to stop the crackdown and release all those taken into custody by Chinese authorities … [Read more...]

Turkey: Immediately Release Cam Tombul and Withdraw Charges against Lawyers | Letter

FULL PDF VERSION BY AIRMAIL Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Ministry of Justice Adalet Bakanlığı 06659 KIZILAY /ANKARA, TURKEY Amsterdam, 12 December 2018 Subject: Trial of lawyer Can Tombul Your Excellency, We write on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers, Fair Trial Watch, Lawyers’ Rights … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Samar Badawi, Loujain al-Hathloul, Iman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Yousef, Nassima al-Sada, Mohammad al-Rabe’a and Dr Ibrahim al-Modeimigh tortured in Dubhan Prison | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Samar Badawi Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Honourable Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs Global Affairs Canada 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2 chrystia.freeland@international.gc.ca The Honourable Chrystia Freeland; Re: Samar … [Read more...]

Egypt: Detention and Disappearance of Mr. Ezzat Ghoneim | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Ezzat Ghonim Photo Credit: Middle East Monitor Thursday, November 22, 2018 President of the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Office of the President Al Ittihadia Palace, Cairo, Egypt Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim Minister of … [Read more...]

South Sudan: Detention and Disappearance of Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri | Letter

Full PDF Version Dong Samuel Luak Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch Thursday, November 22, 2018 Silva Kiir Mayardit President of the Republic of South Sudan c/o Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nations 336 East 45th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10017, … [Read more...]

The Right to Legal Aid: Submission to BC Legal Aid Services Review | Report

The Right to Legal Aid: Recommendations for Reform of British Columbia’s Legal Aid System in accordance with Canada’s International Human Rights Obligations Submission to the Legal Aid Services Review of the Province of British Columbia 22 November 2018 Full pdf document Introduction This … [Read more...]