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29 March 2021

UPR submission Tanzania

Tanzania

On the 25 March 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Tanzania. This review of Tanzania will take place in November 2021. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers highlights that Tanzania is currently

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29 March 2021

Joint UPR submission Hungary

Hungary

On 25 March 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers together with the International Bar Association submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Hungary. The UPR of Hungary will take place in November 2021. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers

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29 March 2021

Joint UPR submission Tajikistan

Tajikistan

On 25 March 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers together with the International Bar Association submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Tajikistan. The UPR of Hungary will take place in November 2021. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers

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29 March 2021

UPR submission Thailand

Thailand

On 25 March 2021, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Thailand. This review will take place in June 2021. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers highlighted that the Thai authorities do not always

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15 March 2021

Joint oral statement to Human Rights Council on Egypt

Egypt

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) in cooperation with Lawyers for Lawyers and a large number of NGOs from around the world, delivered an oral statement during the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council. In the

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10 March 2021

Joint oral statement during ID with the SR on the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (the IBAHRI), the International Commission of Jurists (the ICJ), Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, The Law Society of England and Wales, and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with

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8 March 2021

Joint oral statement during ID with SR on protection human rights while countering terrorism

Turkey

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, on the overbroad anti-terrorism laws used to

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1 March 2021

Joint oral statement during id High Commissioner report on Belarus

Belarus

On 25 February, Lawyers for Lawyers and the Law Society of England and Wales (Law Society) delivered an oral statement during the enhanced interactive dialogue on the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation

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24 February 2021

Joint statement to the Human Rights Council

Turkey

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a joint written statement to the 46th session of the Human Rights Council on the continued deterioration of the rule of law and persecution of lawyers and human rights defenders. The

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14 January 2021

Advocacy charter Nepal

Nepal

Lawyers for Lawyers submitted an advocacy charter to several country delegations to draw attention to the situation of lawyers in Nepal with regard to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Nepal. In July 2020, Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a report for

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14 January 2021

Advocacy charter Myanmar

Myanmar

Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) submitted an advocacy charter to several country delegations to draw attention to the situation of lawyers in Myanmar with regard to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Myanmar. In July 2020, Lawyers

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24 November 2020

UPR mid-term report

Azerbaijan

In preparation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Azerbaijan in 2023, Lawyers for Lawyers and the Law Society of England and Wales have written a mid-term report. In this report, we set out to what extent Azerbaijan has implemented the

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