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28 november 2022

The Democratic Republic of the Congo: UPR mid-term report

Democratic Republic of Congo

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers has written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent the DRC has implemented the recommendations

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10 november 2022

Defending the Rule of law in Türkiye – A PEN Norway and Lawyers for Lawyers event

Türkiye

Last Thursday, Lawyers for Lawyers and PEN Norway hosted an Event on Türkiye’s rule of law and the situation of lawyers in the country. With an enthusiastic audience, the event provided many interesting insights from first hand witnesses. On Thursday

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28 september 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Venezuela

Venezuela

On 26 September 2022, the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), The Law Society of England and Wales and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) delivered an oral statement on the situation of human rights defenders in Venezuela.  The statement was

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26 september 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Belarus

Belarus

On 23 September 2022, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), The Law Society of England and Wales, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral

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2 september 2022

Advocacy charter the Philippines

Philippines

On 1 September 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers was present in Geneva to attend the pre-sessions for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for The Philippines organized by UPR-Info. Lawyers for Lawyers discussed the findings of our UPR submissions with several country

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31 augustus 2022

Seventh Caravana Internacional de Juristas

At the invitation of Colombian lawyers and human rights defenders, the International Caravana of Jurists, an international fact-finding mission, visited Colombia from 21st until the 28th of August. During the mission, an international delegation of lawyers from all over the

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18 juli 2022

UPR submission Sri Lanka

Sri-Lanka

On 14 July 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a  report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka. The next UPR of Sri Lanka will take place in January 2023. The report highlights concerns regarding Sri Lanka’s compliance with

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4 juli 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Committee on Hong Kong

China

On 4 July, Lawyers for Lawyers and The 29 Principles delivered an oral statement on Hong Kong, China during the 135th session of the Human Rights Committee. During the session, the Committee reviewed Hong Kong’s compliance with its international human rights

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2 juni 2022

Submission to the Human Rights Committee – Hong Kong

China

During its 135th session, the Human Rights Committee will consider the fourth state report submitted by Hong Kong and adopt concluding observations that will assist the State party in the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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9 mei 2022

Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee – Colombia

Colombia

In its upcoming 135th session, the UN Human Rights Committee will review the eighth periodic report submitted by Colombia concerning its implementation of the ICCPR and will adopt a list of issues for Colombia. In the context of this review,

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31 maart 2022

Joint UPR submission Algeria

Algeria

On 31 March 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) have submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Algeria. The next UPR of Algeria will take place in November 2022. The

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