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20 oktober 2021

Letter on the killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie

Philippines

In a letter to President Duterte, Lawyers for Lawyers expressed concern about the recent killings of Atty. Juan Macababad, Atty. Rex Fernandez and Atty. Sitti Gilda Mahinay-Sapie and the further deteriorating situation of lawyers in the Philippines. Lawyers for Lawyers

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8 oktober 2021

Joint oral statement to the Human Rights Council on the Philippines

Philippines

On 7 October, Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), and

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8 oktober 2021

Pre-session Tajikistan

Tajikistan

On 7 October 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), together with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), attended the online pre-session organized by UPR Info on the Universal Period Review (UPR) of Tajikistan in Geneva. The statement was presented

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7 oktober 2021

Advocacy charter Hungary

Hungary

Lawyers for Lawyers, together with the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), submitted an advocacy charter to several country delegations to draw attention to the situation of lawyers in Hungary with regard to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of

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7 oktober 2021

Advocacy charter Thailand

Thailand

Lawyers for Lawyers submitted an advocacy charter to several country delegations to draw attention to the situation of lawyers in Thailand regarding the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Thailand. In March 2021 Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the UPR of Thailand. Lawyers for Lawyers called

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28 september 2021

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Myanmar

Myanmar

On 24 September, Lawyers for Lawyers Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue on the High Commissioner for Human Rights’

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27 september 2021

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Belarus

Belarus

On 24 September, Lawyers for Lawyers Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue on the interim oral update of OHCHR

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23 september 2021

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Turkey and Iran

On 22 September, Lawyers for Lawyers Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute delivered an oral statement during the general debate on civil, political, economic, social and cultural

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22 september 2021

Malaysia: UPR mid-term report

Malaysia

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Malaysia in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers has written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Malaysia has implemented the recommendations it partially accepted during the 2018 UPR process

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20 september 2021

Colombia: UPR mid-term report

Colombia

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Colombia in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers’ Right Watch Canada and the Colombian Caravana have written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Colombia has implemented

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16 september 2021

Joint oral statement during ID with Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

On 13 September, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute and the Law Society of England and Wales delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM). The dialogue took

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18 augustus 2021

Azerbaijan: Submission to UN Human Rights Committee

Azerbaijan

In the fall of 2021, the UN Human Rights Committee will review Azerbaijan’s compliance with its international human rights obligations, and more in particular the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Lawyers for Lawyers has taken

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