Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Arrest and Forcible Disappearance of Samar Badawi | WGEID Complaints

Full PDF (ENG) WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES COMMUNICATION FORM 1. INFORMATION CONCERNING THE disappeared person (a) * Family name(s): BADAWI (b) * Given names(s): SAMAR MOHAMMAD 2. INFORMATION CONCERNING THE FACTS (a) * Date of arrest, abduction or … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Unlawful Arrest and Detention of Samar Badawi | Working Paper

Full PDF (ENG) Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. She has been a prominent advocate for women’s rights since 2010, advocating for the right of women to vote and to … [Read more...]

China: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) 12 August 2019 His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of China The State Council General Office 2 Fuyoujie Xichengqu Beijingshi 100017 People’s Republic of China Email: english@mail.gov.cn RE: Denial of Medical Treatment to Lawyer Wang Quanzhang Your … [Read more...]

Turkey: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Nurullah Albayrak, lawyer August 8, 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak Dear Mr. Gül, We write on … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: States Should Adopt Resolution at UNHRC to Address Human Rights Violations in Saudi Arabia | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (ARAB) 4 June 2019 Stand up for human rights in Saudi Arabia: States should adopt a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council to address ongoing human rights violations Your Excellency, We remain highly concerned about the human rights situation in Saudi … [Read more...]

Morocco: International Obligations to Guarantee the Rights of Nazha Al Khalidi | Letter

Full PDF Version Nazha Al Khalidi, journalist and human rights defender 6 June 2019 Hon. Mohamed Aujjar Minister of Justice Moroccan Ministry of Justice Mamounieh Square, PO Box 1015 Rabat, Morocco Fax: +212 (0) 537 705 914 Email: entraidejcivil@justice.gov.ma, … [Read more...]

China: Release and Reversal of Convictions for Pro-Democracy Advocates in Hong Kong

Full PDF (ENG) / Full PDF (CHN) Release and reversal of convictions for pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong Immediate release 27 April 2019 - Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) [1] is a committee of lawyers and others who promote international human rights through advocacy, education and … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi | Working Paper

Full PDF Version Samar Badawi, human rights advocate Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. Her past peaceful and lawful human rights works has included advocacy for: … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Over 50 Human Rights Groups Call for Immediate Release of Women’s Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version Loujain Al-Hathloul (left), Aziza Al-Yousef, Eman Al-Nafjan, Samar Badawi (right) Over 50 NGOs including LRWC sent a letter on 19 February 2019 to over 30 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of UN Member States calling for adoption of a resolution at the 40th session of the UN Human … [Read more...]

China: Statement Demanding an Acquittal of Lawyer Wang Quanzhang | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (English) / Full PDF Version (Chinese) 28th January 2019 Statement: Demanding an Acquittal of lawyer Wang Quanzhang On 28 January 2019, the Tianjin Municipal No.2 Intermediate People’s Court (the Court) gave its verdict on a prominent human rights lawyer Wang … [Read more...]