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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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3 mei 2022

Submission to UN Human Rights Committee – Uganda

Uganda

In November 2020, Uganda submitted its second report on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). At its upcoming 135th session, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will adopt a list of issues on Uganda.

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28 februari 2022

Oral statement to Human Rights Committee on the Russian Federation

Russian Federation

Today Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the 134th session of the Human Rights Committee for the review of the Russian Federation’s compliance with its international human rights obligations, and more in particular the implementation of the International

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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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