BHRC Statement on the Death of Alexei Navalny

February 22, 2024
  The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) is an association of practicing barristers, legal academics, and law students dedicated to protecting the rights of advocates, judges, and human rights defenders around the world, and to promoting the principles of justice and respect for fundamental human rights internationally through the rule of...

EVENT: Belarus on the Edge: Europe on the Brink? – Thursday 24 September 2020

September 30, 2020
Belarus on the Edge: Europe on the Brink? Thursday, 24th September 2020 at 6pm, via Zoom Chair: Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Speakers include (TBC): Elena Korosteleva, Miriam Lexmann, Boriss Cilevics, Laurynas Jonavičius, Pavel Kuryan, Julia Korosteleva, Nadzeya Husakouskaya, Bill Bowring and a Representative from Viasna. Belarus in Crisis: The world looks on with a combination...

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...