Statement of concern regarding recent events in Malawi.

July 21, 2011
The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) expresses deep concern at recent events in Malawi surrounding the 20 July 2011 civil society protests against a range of Malawi Government policies, and their impact on Malawians’ fundamental human rights to lawfully protest and assemble. The BHRC stands with the United Nations, the UK...

BHRC x ABA ROLI ‘Edge of Law’ Virtual Dialogue Series concludes with report and recommendations to be published in September 2022

September 5, 2022
Image Credit: catastrophe_OL / Shutterstock BHRC was proud to partner with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) on a series of four virtual dialogues held between November 2021-March 2022, through which BHRC and ABA ROLI sought to and succeeded in creating a regional platform where practitioners, academics, civil society actors and...

BHRC & Garden Court highlighting the voices for women’s rights around the globe in event for International Women’s Day

March 7, 2019
In honour of International Women’s Day, the Bar Human Rights Committee and Garden Court Chambers co-hosted a panel discussion showcasing the work of human rights advocates and defenders fighting for women’s rights & women human rights defenders around the globe. Panellists included Rothna Begum, senior researcher of the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, who...