Canada: International Day of the Endangered Lawyer | Briefing Note

Full PDF Version January 23, 2020 EVENT NAME: International Day of the Endangered Lawyer: The Role of Lawyers, Paralegals, Judges and Advocates in Defending the Rule of Law in Pakistan HOST ORGANIZATION(S): Law Society of Ontario, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, Human Rights Watch and … [Read more...]

Toolkit on Lawyers at Risk | Event

Read Online | Register Now INVITATION Toolkit on Lawyers at Risk To mark the International Day of Endangered Lawyers Friday 24 January 2020 1200 start • 1400 conclusion • refreshments to follow Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights 120B rue de Lausanne, … [Read more...]

Canada: International Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2020 | Event

Full PDF Version International Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2020 The Role of the Legal Profession in Defending the Rule of Law in Pakistan The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is a time to reflect on the work of lawyers who face persecution, physical danger, and reprisal in defending the … [Read more...]

Colombia: Beyond Borders | Event

Full PDF Version Beyond Borders: Climate change, human rights, and the struggle for peace in Columbia Meet lawyers from the women’s lawyers collective CCALP Meet a human rights defender from CREDHOS Hear about important legal cases, litigation successes and aggressions advocates … [Read more...]

China: Human Rights in China – Strengthening Calls for Accountability | Event

Thursday 27 June, 12-1pm, Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva Co-sponsored by Human Rights Watch, International Service for Human Rights, Law Council of Australia, International Bar Association Human Rights Institute, Lawyers for Lawyers, and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Download the flyer … [Read more...]

Cameroon: See the World Through Their Eyes | Event

Full PDF Version See the World Through Their Eyes Exposing the human rights catastrophe and evidence of crimes against humanity Date: June 3, 2019 Time: 4:20PM Location: Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec Support the struggle for human rights in Cameroon. Register at … [Read more...]

In Defence of Justice: End Impunity | Event

Full PDF Version In Defence of Justice: End Impunity Date: May 8, 2019 Time: 6PM - 8PM Location: 515 West Hastings Street, SFU Harbour Centre Speaker: Atty. Edre Olalia, President, National Union of People's Lawyers The "war on drugs" declared by President Duterte has made the … [Read more...]

Lawyers in Turkey Under Attack Seminar | Event

Full PDF Version LAWYERS IN TURKEY UNDER ATTACK Held on January 24th each year since 2010, the Day of the Endangered Lawyer provides an opportunity to learn about the personal and professional safety of lawyers in a selected country facing persecution, prosecution, arbitrary detention, … [Read more...]

Cameroon: Crisis in Cameroon Event | News

Event Agenda / Felix Agbor Nkongho Full Bio / Briefing Note CRISIS IN CAMEROON Join the Law Society of Ontario and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada on October 25th for a discussion with Barrister Felix Nikongho about the humanitarian crisis resulting from the persecution of the Anglophone … [Read more...]

Canada/Egypt: Day of the Endangered Lawyer Recap | Event

LRWC co-hosted three events across Canada on 24 and 31 January 2018 to commemorate and support the global Day of the Endangered Lawyer.  LRWC’s participation was part of worldwide events in 34 cities to reflect on the personal and professional safety of lawyers around the world, who face mounting … [Read more...]