The award winning (Bar Pro Bono Award 2008) Bar Human Rights Committee is the international human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales.
The BHRC is dedicated to promoting principles of justice and respect for fundamental human rights through the rule of law in different parts of the world. The BHRC believes that the availability of an effective legal profession and infrastructure is a crucial pre-condition for civil liberties and human rights.
The BHRC aims...
The remit of the BHRC extends to all countries of the world, apart from its own jurisdiction of England and Wales. This reflects the Committee’s need to maintain its role as an independent but legally qualified observer, critic and advisor, with internationally accepted rule of law principles at the heart of its agenda.