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9 May 2022

Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee – Colombia

Colombia

In its upcoming 135th session, the UN Human Rights Committee will review the eighth periodic report submitted by Colombia concerning its implementation of the ICCPR and will adopt a list of issues for Colombia. In the context of this review,

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31 March 2022

UPR submission Algeria

Algeria

On 31 March 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) have submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Algeria. The next UPR of Algeria will take place in November 2022. The

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31 March 2022

UPR submission India

India

On 31 March 2022, Lawyers for Lawyers and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of India. The next UPR of India will take place in November 2022. The report

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1 February 2022

Submission to UN Human Rights Committee – Russian Federation

Russian Federation

During its 134th session, from 28 February to 25 March 2022, the Human Rights Committee will consider the eight periodic report submitted by the Russian Federation and adopt concluding observations that will assist the Russian Federation in the implementation of

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3 January 2022

Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee – Egypt

Egypt

At its upcoming 134th session, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will adopt a list of issues on Egypt. This is following Egypt’s submission of its fifth report on Egypt’s implementation of the ICCPR in November 2019. Lawyers for Lawyers

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10 December 2021

Russian Federation: UPR mid-term report

Russian Federation

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

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7 December 2021

Joint statement on the suspension of Lin Qilei’s and revocation of Liang Xiaojun’s legal practice licenses

Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), The 29 Principles, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), Human Rights Now, China Change, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), Paris Bar Association, the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and the Taipei

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2 December 2021

Russian Federation: Authorities must cease harassment of lawyer Ivan Pavlov

Russian Federation

We, the undersigned organizations, condemn the various forms of harassment against lawyer Ivan Pavlov, which have involved multiple violations of his human rights, as well as hindrance of his professional activities. Recently, authorities of the Russian Federation filed a motion

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25 November 2021

Joint statement on the harassment of Edem Semedliaiev

We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the detention, conviction and sentencing of lawyer Edem Semedliaiev from Crimea. On 25 October 2021, Russian police arrested 21 Crimean residents in Simferopol on administrative charges of ‘organizing public assemblies that led to

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18 August 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 August 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 July 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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