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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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12 augustus 2021

China: UPR mid-term report

China

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of China in 2024, Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada have written a mid-term report. In this report we set out to what extent China has implemented the recommendations it

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16 juli 2021

UPR submission Uganda

Uganda

On 15 July 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Uganda. The next UPR of Uganda will take place in January 2022. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers highlights that Uganda is currently not

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16 juli 2021

Joint UPR submission Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

On 15 July 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers together with Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Zimbabwe. The UPR of Zimbabwe will take place in January 2022. In the report, Lawyers

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16 juli 2021

Joint UPR submission Venezuela

Venezuela

On 15 July 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) submitted a joint report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Venezuela. The next review for Venezuela will take place January 2022. In the

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6 juli 2021

Joint oral statement during id with SR on human rights in Belarus

Belarus

On 5 July, Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus. The dialogue took place during the 47th session of the

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30 juni 2021

Side event: Protection of the Right to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Side-event at the UN 47th Session of the Human Rights Council, Report Launch: Access to Justice as an Integral Element of the Protection of the Right to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Friday, July 2, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:30 pm CEST,

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30 juni 2021

Side event: Increasing Suppression of the Legal Profession in Belarus

Belarus

Side-event at the UN 47th Session of the Human Rights Council, Lawyers Under Threat: Increasing Suppression of the Legal Profession in Belarus Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 3:00pm-4:00pm CEST, Virtual Event Via Zoom This side-event (click here for flyer) will address

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29 juni 2021

Joint oral statement during id with the SR/IJL

On 28 June, Lawyers for Lawyers alongside the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, and the Law Council of Australia delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with Special

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29 juni 2021

Joint oral statement during id with the SR/IJL on Philippines, Turkey and Iran

On 28 June, Lawyers for Lawyers alongside, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the International Bar Association’s Institute for Human Rights (IBAHRI), the Association of American Jurists (AAJ), the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL),

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