Turkey and Iran: Oral Statement to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) | Joint video statement

Full PDF Statement (ENG) See the oral video statement as seen at the UN Human Rights Council (at 1:36:50) See the full Interactive Dialogue with the WGAD NGOs in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Video Intervention: Check against … [Read more...]

Turkey: International law obligations to release Taner Kılıç, Özlem Dalkiran, Idil Eser and Günal Kurşun | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Pictured, clockwise from top left: Taner Kılıç, Özlem Dalkiran, Idil Eser, and Gűnal Kurşun LRWC wrote a letter to the President and Minister of Justice of Turkey seeking the immediate release of human rights lawyers and defenders arbitrarily detained, including Mr. … [Read more...]

Viet Nam: LRWC and 10 Other Human Rights Groups Welcome EU Resolution Calling on Viet Nam to Stop the Crackdown against Human Rights Defenders | Joint Press Release

Full PDF Version LRWC and 10 other international human rights organisations welcome the resolution passed by the European Parliament calling on Viet Nam to release all political prisoners, stop the crackdown against human rights defenders and journalists and comply with its international human … [Read more...]

Sudan: Immediately Reveal Whereabouts and Guarantee Safety of Lawyer Dong Samuel Luak | Letter

Full PDF Version Dong Samuel Luak, a prominent South Sudanese lawyer and human rights activist was arrested by Kenya authorities on January 23, 2017. He has fled from South Sudan to Kenya in August 2013 after receiving death threats for his work as a lawyer and was a registered refugee with the … [Read more...]

Egypt: Immediately Release Lawyer Mahienour El-Massry | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version L4L and LRWC are calling for the immediate release of prominent human rights lawyer Ms. Mahienour El-Massry, who was arrested on 18 November 2017 and has been transferred to a prison in Cairo far from her home base. Ms el-Massry faces illegitimate charges of participating in an … [Read more...]

China: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Human Rights Lawyer Li Yuhan and Cease Investigations and Surveillance | Letter

Full PDF Version LRWC requests China to immediately and unconditionally release human rights lawyer Li Yuhan and cease all investigations of her. Li Yuhan was taken into custody on 9 October without justification or due process. The arbitrary arrest and detention, enforced disappearance, … [Read more...]