On Tuesday 8 March 2016, BHRC and the Law Society organised a round-table discussion with three Chinese human rights lawyers...
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Training delegation "Tracking Expression: Monitoring, Reporting and Addressing Human Rights Violations During Elections"
In March 2012, the BHRC conducted a series of plenary sessions and workshops in Harare and Bulawayo aimed to develop strategies and systematise approaches to human rights monitoring and reporting. In partnership with the John Smith Memorial Trust, the BHRC provided training with a focus on human rights during the electoral processes.
Initial Lawyers' delegation to Mexico in 2009
Between 26 November - 4 December 2009, a high-level delegation facilitated and led by the BHRC visited the Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca to carry out an independent and impartial investigation into the rule of law with a particular focus on the situation relating to the protection of human rights defenders and lawyers, pre-trial and pre-charge detention and military jurisdiction. Members of the delegation included representatives of the Bar Council, the Law Society, Avocats Sans Frontières, as well as lawyers representing Canada, Germany and the USA.
The Bar Human Rights Committee joins the Bar Council in its concerns over the arrest of Professor Erlinder in Kigali The...