BHRC (@BarHumanRights )

BHRC

Bio BHRC is the independent international arm of the Bar of England & Wales & addresses breaches of human rights with law. RTs-not necessarily endorsements.
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Account created 22-07-2013 08:19:19
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Twitter Web App : We encourage people to read and share this statement from BHRC on police violence, excessive use of force against peaceful protestors and systemic race discrimination in and leading up to the #USAProtests.

#internationallaw #humanrights

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Twitter Web App : BHRC condemns the excessive use of force against peaceful protestors following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers in the #USA

Read our statement in full: barhumanrights.org.uk/usa-policing-r…

Twitter Web App : Crystal clear analysis from UNSR Agnes Callamard on why the US legal framework for police use of force does not comply with the international standards of necessity and proportionality. If change won’t come now, then when? #internationallaw #humanrights #USA twitter.com/agnescallamard…

Twitter Web App : Fundamental rights of free expression & peaceful assembly are cornerstones of a democratic society. Maintaining public order must comply fully with international law.Necessity & proportionality are key.

Journalism is not a crime.

There must be accountability, without exception.

Twitter Web App : BHRC joins human rights organisations to call for criminal investigations of Turkish Bar Associations to be dropped in a joint letter to President Erdoğan #Turkey #ruleoflaw #lawyersatrisk

Read more: barhumanrights.org.uk/turkey-discont… twitter.com/LSHumanRights/…

Twitter Web App : Taking a moment to thank our brilliant team at BHRC. Despite the pressures of practice & lockdown, they show up remotely, offering their time, expertise & camaraderie to work to improve deteriorating #humanrights & #ruleoflaw situations. Great meeting tonight. 🙏🏼

Twitter Web App : Joint statement by UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne, and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo responding to China’s proposed new security law for Hong Kong.

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Twitter Web App : .BHRC has called on NPC to withdraw the bill immediately, and urges #hkgov to engage in constructive dialogue with the leaders of the pro-democracy movement to foster a climate where the legitimate concerns over democracy & human rights be met. barhumanrights.org.uk/hong-kong-chin…

iPhone : Thread- Two legal bodies asked Beijing to immediately withdraw national security law. UK BHRC that the law be used to suppress the fundamental rights, damaged the integrity of 1C2S, place strain on the independence of the judiciary, and weakening the rule of law.

iPhone : #HongKong As tensions escalate, BHRC calls for the draft Decision on the national security law to be withdrawn, & for Carrie Lam's govt to consult and engage with the protestors meaningfully on their legitimate concerns about human rights & the rule of law. twitter.com/BarHumanRights…

Twitter Web App : #HongKong BHRC has grave concerns about the proposed new security law impinging fundamental rights & freedoms in Hong Kong, which are enshrined within the Basic Law. That concern is heightened by recent events, including arrests of senior lawyers. barhumanrights.org.uk/hong-kong-chin…

Twitter Web App : BHRC BHRC has published the full trial report in the Gezi Park trial. Kevin Joseph Dent QC authored the report on behalf of BHRC.

Read the full report here: bit.ly/5SAHBHRCUpdate…

#fairtrial #law #HumanRights #GeziPark #update

Twitter Web App : #Breaking: Beijing to introduce national security law for Hong Kong buff.ly/2LMBGjw

iPhone : Last month, BHRC condemned the arrests of leading lawyers, Margaret Ng and Martin Lee, & other senior leaders of Hong King’s pro-democracy movement.

Today, they face their first court hearing. This is the criminalisation of peaceful assembly.
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Twitter Web App : Full trial report on the Gezi Park Trial of #OsmanKavala & others now published by BHRC #FreeOsmanKavala barhumanrights.org.uk/bhrc-publishes…

Twitter Web App : The report comes as the #ECtHR upheld its decision that #Kavala he should be immediately released #Turkey

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Twitter Web App : BHRC has published its observations in full of the #GeziPark trial, including events following the acquittal of #OsmanKavala & others in Feb 2020 in #Turkey

Kavala remains detained after he was re-arrested following the acquittal.

Read the report here: barhumanrights.org.uk/bhrc-publishes…