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LAWASIA Statement of Concern regarding Humanitarian Crisis in Rakhine State of Myanmar

October 3, 2017 Myanmar Statement
A LAWASIA statement of concern regarding the reported internal-communal conflict in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, urging LAWASIA member organisations, where they are able to do so, to assist and provide pro bono legal assistance to Rohingya refugees.
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Inaugural Address by LAWASIA President, Mr Christopher Leong

September 21, 2017 Japan News
Speech delivered by LAWASIA President, Mr Christopher Leong, at the 30th LAWASIA Conference (Tokyo, 21 September 2017).
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China Law Society Response to LAWASIA Statement of Continuing Concern

August 30, 2017 China Statement
Following the LAWASIA ‘Statement of Continuing Concern regarding the Treatment of Lawyers in China’ (issued 26 May 2017), China Law Society, which is a member organisation of LAWASIA, communicated a statement in response on 18 August 2017. Extracts of the response are provided in the PDF below.
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LAWASIA Alert: Scam Warning

July 21, 2017
The Secretariat has been advised of fraudulent activity involving the impersonation of LAWASIA staff.
 
The reported scammer has posed as a representative of LAWASIA in order to request money from targeted individuals, and has produced a business card bearing the LAWASIA logo.
 
The scammer is not affiliated with LAWASIA and is using the LAWASIA name and logo for purposes that are wholly unauthorised.
 
LAWASIA has informed the relevant authorities. If you encounter suspicious activity relating to LAWASIA, we ask that you report the conduct to the LAWASIA Secretariat immediately at lawasia@lawasia.asn.au.
 
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Statement of Continuing Concern regarding the Treatment of Lawyers in China

May 26, 2017 China Statement
Formal statement in response to reported violations of the human rights of lawyers in China, and the apparent lack of progress on this issue since LAWASIA released a related statement on 21 July 2015.
 
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Membership Renewal Form (International) 2017

May 3, 2017
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Membership Renewal Form (AUS) 2017

May 3, 2017
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2017 United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme - Call for applications

October 31, 2016 Netherlands News
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Response to Terrorist Attack on Lawyers in Mardan, Pakistan

September 5, 2016 Pakistan Statement
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Colombo Declaration

August 13, 2016 Sri Lanka Declaration
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LAWASIA resolution on the role of Bar Associations / Law Societies in security threats

August 12, 2016 Sri Lanka Resolutions
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LAWASIA Resolution on Legal Professional Privilege & Legal Professional Secrecy

August 12, 2016 Sri Lanka Resolutions
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Response to terrorist attack on lawyers in Pakistan

August 11, 2016 Pakistan Statement
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POLA statement of conern over recent development in Turkey

July 21, 2016 Turkey Statement
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Open letter to the Malaysian Prime Minister

June 27, 2016 Malaysia News
Open letter expressing the significant concern in relation to the Malaysian government’s intentions to pass amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) 
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Concern over arrests of Turkish lawyers

March 22, 2016 Turkey Statement
Concern over arrests of Turkish lawyers
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Joint Declaration of Commitment On the Development and Promotion of The Field of Business and Human Rights within the Legal Profession

December 21, 2015 Switzerland Declaration
LAWASIA has signed a joint agreement on Business and Human Rights
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Separation between police and military - Fiji

December 1, 2015 Fiji Statement
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Experts needed to support the process to develop the Environmental Code of Cambodia

November 17, 2015 Cambodia News
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Letter to the President of Barreau de Paris

November 16, 2015 France News
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Treatment of Chinese Lawyers

July 21, 2015 China Statement
LAWASIA concerned with treatment of lawyers in China 
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Statement on Anwar Singh Trial Outcome

February 16, 2015 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA discouraged by Anwar Singh trial outcome 
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Support for Presidential Elections in Sri Lanka

December 22, 2014 Sri Lanka Statement
LAWASIA Support for Presidential Elections
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Concern over Sedition Act in Malaysia

September 19, 2014 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA echoes concern over use of the Sedition Act in Malaysia
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LAWASIA Mourns Death of Karpal Singh

April 22, 2014 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA mourns death of Karpal Singh
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LAWASIA Exco Visit to Bhutan

April 14, 2014 Bhutan Statement
Historical visit by LAWASIA Exco to Bhutan
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Anwar and Karpal Singh Cases in Malaysia

March 12, 2014 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA Records Serious Concern at Developments in Anwar and Karpal Singh Cases in Malaysia
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Attack on Islamabad Courthouse

March 4, 2014 Pakistan Statement
LAWASIA Condemns Attack on Islamabad Courthouse
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Statement of Concern at Karpal Singh Conviction

February 26, 2014 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA Concern at Karpal Singh Conviction on Sedition Charges
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Strategic Partnership with The Law Society of NSW

February 19, 2014 Australia Statement
LAWASIA Secretariat officially launched in Sydney
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Statement on Developments in the Republic of Nauru

January 20, 2014 Nauru Statement
LAWASIA Concern for Developments in Republic of Nauru
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Cancellation of Sri Lankan Conference

November 24, 2013 Sri Lanka Statement
LAWASIA Expresses Concern at Cancellation of Sri Lankan Conference
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LAWASIA Siem Reap Principles and Declaration on Children's Rights

November 22, 2013 Singapore Statement
LAWASIA'S Declaration on Children's Rights and Launching the Siem Reap Principles
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Freedom of Assembly of Lawyers

October 27, 2013 Singapore Statement
LAWASIA Council Resolution on Freedom of Assembly for Lawyers
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Declaration on Human Rights

October 27, 2013 Singapore Statement
Declaration on Human Rights
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LAWASIA Condemns Bomb Attack on Pakistani Judge

July 1, 2013 Pakistan Statement
LAWASIA expresses its sorrow and deep concern at the recent bomb attack aimed at Justice Maqbool Baqir.
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Concern for Arrest of Turkish Lawyers

June 20, 2013 Statement
Concern for Arrest of Turkish Lawyers
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Concern for Independence of the Judiciary in Sri Lanka

December 12, 2012 Sri Lanka Statement
LAWASIA expresses concerns for Independence of Judiciary in Sri Lanka 
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Statement on Women's Human Rights in Afghanistan

November 18, 2012 Afghanistan Statement
LAWASIA expresses concerns on Human Rights of Women in Afghanistan
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LAWASIA Letter Regarding Asma Jahangir

June 18, 2012 Pakistan Statement
LAWASIA's concern over reported death threats to Pakistani human rights defender
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Further Concerns Regarding Rule of Law in Papua New Guinea

May 25, 2012 Statement
LAWASIA's grave concern for Rule of Law in Papua New Guinea
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Support for Syrian Lawyers

March 14, 2012 Syria Statement
Support of Lawyers in Syria
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Concern at Developments in Papua New Guinea

March 9, 2012 Statement
LAWASIA expresses concern at developments in Papua New Guinea
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LAWASIA Appeal on Behalf of Myanamar Lawyers

January 27, 2012 Myanamar Statement
Myanamar Lawyers' Appeal
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Statement on Fiji Methodist Church

September 9, 2011 Fiji Statement
Statement on Fiji Methodist Church
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Reaction to BERSIH Rallies in Malaysia

July 22, 2011 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA comments on the reaction to BERSIH 2.0 rallies in Malaysia
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Statement on Treatment of Iranian Lawyers

November 11, 2010 Iran Statement
LAWASIA Statement on Treatment of Iranian Laywers
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Aung San Suu Kyi Decision

August 14, 2009 Myanamar Statement
Aung San Suu Kyi Decision
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Statement on Concern for Fiji

April 14, 2009 Fiji Statement
LAWASIA concern for FIJI
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Statement on Concern for Myanmar Lawyers

November 21, 2008 Myanmar Statement
LAWASIA expresses serious concern about the recent arrests and conviction of lawyers in Myanmar.
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Statement Concerning Attack on Sri Lankan Lawyer

October 13, 2008 Sri Lanka Statement
LAWASIA expresses its serious concern over the recent attack on a Sri Lankan lawyer and his family 
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ISA Arrests in Malaysia

September 17, 2008 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA critical of ISA arrests in Malaysia
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Cyclone Devastation in Myanmar

May 8, 2008 Myanmar Statement
LAWASIA Statement on cyclone devastation in Myanmar
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Statement on Unrest in Tibet

April 7, 2008 Tibet Statement
LAWASIA concern at recent violent unrest in the Tibet Autonomous Region
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Statement on the Detention of Hindraf Leaders Under ISA in Malaysia

April 1, 2008 Malaysia Statement
LAWASIA has noted the continued detention without trial of Hindraf leaders under the Malaysian Internal Security Act (ISA).
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Statement on Recent Events in Timor-Leste

February 13, 2008 Timor-Leste Statement
LAWASIA notes with deep concern the recent assassination attempts on Timor-
Leste leaders
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Iftikhar Day Pakistan

January 29, 2008 Pakistan Statement
Letter issued by LAWASIA President, Mr Mah Weng Kwai
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Pakistan Statement

November 10, 2007 Pakistan Statement
The LAWASIA Council strongly condemns the fact that one of its Council members, Mr Justice (Rtd) Rasheed Razvi, has been detained in Karachi under a three-month detention order
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Statement on Rule of Law Crisis in Pakistan

November 7, 2007 Pakistan Statement
LAWASIA expresses its deep alarm at developments in Pakistan 
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Letter regarding Dismissal of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice

March 16, 2007 Pakistan Statement
Letter to General Pervez Musharraf regarding the dismissal of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice
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Beijing Statement - Judicial Section

China Principles
Beijing Statement of Principles of the Independence of the Judiciary in the LAWASIA Region 
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IMLC 2016 Program Highlights

Malaysia News
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