Nieuws

28 juli 2022

Iran: UPR mid-term report

Iran

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Iran in 2025, Lawyers for Lawyers has written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Iran has implemented the recommendations it accepted during the 2019 UPR process

Lees verder
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

Lees verder
1 juli 2022

Oral statement Uganda UPR outcome

Uganda

On 1 July 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report of Uganda was adopted. Lawyers for Lawyers had already

Lees verder
1 juli 2022

Joint oral statement Venezuela UPR outcome

Venezuela

On 1 July 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) delivered an oral statement during the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report

Lees verder
1 juli 2022

Joint oral statement Zimbabwe UPR outcome

Zimbabwe

On 1 July 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) delivered an oral statement during the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report

Lees verder
28 juni 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Belarus

Belarus

On 28 June, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada delivered an oral statement on Belarus during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus.

Lees verder
20 juni 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Iran, Turkey, China

On 20 June 2022, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement on the systematic pattern of arbitrary detention of lawyers in Iran, Turkey and China. The statement was delivered during the 50th session of

Lees verder
15 juni 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Afghanistan

Afghanistan

On 15 June 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York City Bar), and the Law Society of

Lees verder
14 juni 2022

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Myanmar

Myanmar

On 14 June 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Law Council of Australia, and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada delivered an oral statement on Myanmar during the interactive dialogue on the oral update of the

Lees verder
14 juni 2022

Joint written statement to the Human Rights Council on Iran

Iran

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association, and The Law Society submitted a joint written statement on the systematic and widespread arbitrary detention of lawyers and other human rights defenders in Iran to the United Nations

Lees verder
9 juni 2022

Submission to the Human Rights Committee – Sri Lanka

Sri-Lanka

In its upcoming 136th session, the UN Human Rights Committee will review the sixth periodic report submitted by Sri Lanka and will adopt a review to assist Sri Lanka in the implementation of the ICCPR. In this context, Lawyers for

Lees verder
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

Lees verder