UPR of Turkey: Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey

Full PDF Version Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey is a summary of facts for circulation to states during the pre-session to the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey at the 35th session in January-February 2020. The summary was prepared by the Law Society of … [Read more...]

UPR of Turkey: Joint Stakeholder Submission to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version In July 2019, Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada joined a coalition of legal organizations* led by the Law Society of England and Wales in a joint stakeholder submission for Turkey's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the UN Human Rights Council, scheduled to take place during the UPR's … [Read more...]

UPR of Vietnam: Advocacy Charter Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada

Full PDF Version Photo Credit: pululante Stakeholders’ submission (1) In the last years, the crackdown on freedom of expression has intensified. Reports indicate that in 2017, Viet Nam authorities have detained or exiled many peaceful activists and bloggers. Human rights lawyers who work on … [Read more...]

UPR of China: Information Handout for the UPR Pre-session

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Photo Credit: South China Morning Post Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) are attending to China/UPR pre-session to ask state representatives to pose questions and make recommendations about the critical issues raised in the Joint UPR/China report submitted by L4L … [Read more...]

Canada: Human Rights Records Reviewed at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review | Press Release

Full PDF Version Photo Credit: United Nations To comply with international human rights law, Canada must: Ensure access in Canada, to remedies for victims of rights violations committed outside Canada by Canadian corporations; Increase its participation in and support for the … [Read more...]

China: Joint Submission to the 31st Session of the Universal Periodic Review

Full PDF Version   Joint Submission to the 31st Session of the  Universal Periodic Review  of  China  from  LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS and LAWYERS’ RIGHTS WATCH CANADA  MARCH 2018 Introduction Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) submit this report on … [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...]