Saudi Arabia and China Oral statements at UN Human Rights Council
23 September 2015

Saudi Arabia and China Oral statements at UN Human Rights Council

This week, Lawyers for Lawyers, together with three other organizations, delivered two oral statements during the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

On 21 September 2015, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, L4L and FIDH/OMCT delivered an oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council. The organizations called on the Council to condemn gross, widespread and systemic human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia against human rights defenders including lawyers. Click here to view the complete statement.

The presentation can be viewed by scrolling forward to 1:49:50 in the video below.

 

A joint oral statement by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, L4L and the Asian Legal Resource Centre asked Council to address China’s campaign of unlawful reprisals against lawyers and other human rights advocates and to request the High Commissioner for Human Rights to report on the abuses. The statement was presented to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 22 September 2015. Click here to view the complete statement.

The presentation can be viewed by scrolling forward to 0:32:35

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