BHRC calls for the immediate release of Karpal Singh in Malaysia

April 4, 2014
The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (“BHRC”) releases today, 4th April 2014, a statement expressing concern over the prosecution and conviction of Malaysian human rights lawyer Karpal Singh for the crime of sedition.     In the statement, the BHRC calls on the Government of Malaysia to support the quashing of the conviction of Karpal...

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 seminar on FGM Protection Orders – what impact for girls at risk?

July 16, 2015
On Thursday 16th July, BHRC hosted a seminar at Doughty Street Chambers where a diverse panel discussed the introduction of FGM Protection Orders in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The changes succeeded an investigation into the Government’s failure to protect those within its jurisdiction against FGM. In February 2014, the BHRC gave evidence to the...