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Vietnam Follow-up procedure to WGAD

30 Nov 17 In November 2017, Media Legal Defence Initiative – on behalf of Lawyers for Lawyers, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, PEN International and Viet Tan – submitted a Follow-Up Procedure to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD). In June 2017, the WGAD published an Opinion calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the prominent Vietnamese human rights lawyer […]
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Vietnam Meetings with Members of European Parliament

29 Nov 17 On 22 and 23 November 2017, representatives of Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and Viet Tan met with seven Members of the ...
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Orange the World Karen Mejía, Honduras

28 Nov 17 The 25th of every month has been designated “Orange Day” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, to raise awareness and ...
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Orange the world Wang Yu, China

27 Nov 17 The 25th of every month has been designated “Orange Day” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, to raise awareness and ...
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Saudi Arabia Joint letter on Waleed Abu al-Khair

27 Nov 17 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) and the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) called on the authorities of Saudi Arabia to immediately ...
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Orange the World Azza Soliman, Egypt

26 Nov 17 The 25th of every month has been designated “Orange Day” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, to raise awareness and ...
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China Lawyer Li Yuhan arrested

22 Nov 17 On October 9, the 60-year-old Chinese human rights lawyer Li Yuhan disappeared. Li Yuhan informed her brother that day that the police took her to ...
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Vietnam Joint letter to APEC leaders

08 Nov 17 On 11 and 12 November, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ meeting will take place in Da Nang, Vietnam. Prior to the meeting, a coalition of organizations, ...