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15 september 2023

Joint Statement to the HRC on restrictions against HR Lawyers in the Russian Federation

Russian Federation

On 9 August 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers, IBAHRI, and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, submitted a statement to the Human Rights Council 54th Session on the Russian Federation’s systemic restrictions and repressive actions against Human Rights Lawyers. The above-mentioned organisations expressed

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13 september 2023

Joint oral statement on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

On 11 September 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers, The Law Society of England and Wales and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada delivered an oral statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan. The Interactive dialogue took place

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13 september 2023

Joint oral statement on the report of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

On 11 September 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, The Law Society of England and Wales and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada delivered an oral statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the report of the Independent

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31 juli 2023

UPR Submission China & Hong Kong

China

On 18 July 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers jointly submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of China, including Hong Kong. The next UPR of China will take place in January 2024. The UPR’s key concern is China’s

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24 juli 2023

UPR submission Mexico

Mexico

On 18 July 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers and IBAHRI submitted a report for the fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Mexico. The next UPR of Mexico will take place in January 2024. The UPR’s key concern is of Mexico’s compliance

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10 juli 2023

Oral Statements and Side Event During the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council

Lawyers for Lawyers delivered five oral statements during the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council. The oral statements discussed the situation of the legal profession in various countries, such as China, the Philippines, Iran, Belarus, Guatemala, and Sri Lanka.

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18 april 2023

UPR submission Colombia

Colombia

On 5 April 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Colombia. The next UPR of Colombia will take place in November 2023. The UPR report highlights issues regarding Colombia’s compliance with its international

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18 april 2023

UPR submission Russian Federation

Russian Federation

 On 5 April 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) altogether submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Russian Federation. The next UPR of

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18 april 2023

UPR submission Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

On 5 April 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Azerbaijan. The next UPR of Azerbaijan will take place in November 2023. The report highlights concerns regarding Azerbaijan’s compliance with its international

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30 maart 2023

Joint oral statement India UPR Outcome

India

On 27 March, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights institute delivered an oral statement during the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. During this session, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcome Report of India

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30 maart 2023

Joint oral statement during ID with SR on human rights in Iran

Iran

On 20 March 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers alongside the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, The Law Society of England and Wales, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Geneva Bar Association, and the Law Council of Australia delivered an oral statement

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30 maart 2023

Joint oral statement during ID on human rights situation in Venezuela

Venezuela

On 21 March 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers alongside the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute and the Law Society of England and Wales delivered an oral statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the update of the High Commissioner on the

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