Letter to UN Human Rights Council on behalf of victims, survivors, and families of those injured and killed by the 4 August 2020, Beirut Port Explosion

On 4 August 2020, Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) sent 47 letters, one to each of the UN Human Rights Council…

5 years After the Rohingya Exodus, the Fight for Justice Continues

August 25, 2022 (Cox’s Bazar) – To mark the fifth year since the beginning of the 2017 ‘clearance operations’ in…

The fourth hearing of the landmark slavery case was postponed at the time of growing support and rally for justice.

Beirut, 12 May 2022 Today, the fourth court hearing of the landmark criminal case was scheduled to take place before…

First criminal case alleging slavery and slave trade of a migrant domestic worker is adjourned, marking the start of defendants’ questioning during coming sessions.

Beirut, 31 March 2022 Today, the third court hearing of a landmark criminal case took place before the Investigative Judge…

First criminal case alleging slavery and slave trade of migrant domestic worker adjourned in Lebanon

Beirut, 10 February 2022 The second hearing in a landmark criminal case alleging slavery and slave trading brought by a…

LAW and Partners File Landmark Case Against Ethiopia for Human Rights Violations in Tigray

PRESS RELEASE   LANDMARK CASE FILED AGAINST ETHIOPIA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN TIGRAY Nairobi, 8 February 2022 Today, Legal Action…

Kenyan women hold protest outside the Kenyan Consulate in Beirut

Beirut, Tuesday 25th January 2022 Kenyan women have been staging a sit-in and protests in front of their Consulate in…

Lebanon Criminal Case on Slavery and Slave Trading is Postponed but Support for Migrant Domestic Workers Grows

Beirut, Tuesday 19 October 2021 The first slavery and slave trading criminal case brought by a migrant domestic worker against…

LAW CONDEMNS THE MURDER OF ROHINGYA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER MOHIB ULLAH

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is deeply saddened to hear of the murder of Mohib Ullah. His loss will be felt,…

Press Release: LAW welcomes European Parliament’s Resolution calling for a UN Fact finding mission into the 4 August 2020 Beirut explosion

Friday 17 September 2021 On 16 September 2021, the European Parliament (EP) took a significant stand against the lack of…

LAW: More than 500 Rohingya request ICC Prosecutor accept NUG declaration

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH: International human rights NGO Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) has partnered with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP to make…

LAW releases first of a kind report on the Beirut explosion, on behalf of victims

On 16 November, LAW released the first comprehensive report gathering all available facts relating to the 4 August Beirut explosion…

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