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LRWC Letter re: China – Coordinated Harassment, Incommunicado Detention and Disappearances of Lawyers and Other Human Rights Defenders

Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a committee of Canadian lawyers advocating on behalf of lawyers and other human rights defenders whose rights, safety or independence are threatened as a result of their human rights work, wrote yesterday to President Xi … Continue reading

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LRWC Letter Re: Arrest of Eric Paulsen, Repeal of the Sedition Act, and End to Arbitrary Detention

19 January 2015 Dear Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior, and Attorney General of Malaysia; Re: Arrest of Eric Paulsen and Repeal of the Sedition Act and End to Arbitrary Detention I write on behalf of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … Continue reading

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LRWC Oral Statement to the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Human Rights Defenders subjected to arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance

[The following text was prepared by Gavin Magrath for oral submission on behalf of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada to the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Right Council, Geneva, September 2014]  Mr. President, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada commends the … Continue reading

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