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SIHRG upcoming events:

21st February 2017 - Lucy Anderson solicitor and MEP on Brexit and human rights - details to be announced


Recent events:

24th November 2016 - 6.30pm -  Dominic Grieve MP QC - wide ranging round table discussion on Brexit, ECHR and media attacks on judiciary and lawyers.

5th October 2016 6.30pm at IALS Wanlin Wang of Client Earth and Nicola MacBean of Rights Practice on "China - Progress on the Environment, Regression on Human Rights". Details HERE

17th October 2016 - We stage again our UN human rights enforcement machinery training with Dr Nazila Ghanea of Oxford University:




SIHRG has a comprehensive suite of online Guides to international human rights law. CLICK HERE to access the Guides, now for free.




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UN Wire: 2nd December 2016 : CLICK HERE


UN Civil Society Update  6th December 2016

  • ALL MEMBERS CAN SUBMIT NEW IDEAS FOR PROJECTS ONLINE......................Click here     
  • NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING will be held mid February 2017.  CONTACT ADMIN IF YOU HAVE MATTERS TO RAISE 
  • MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE ARTICLES FOR THE NEXT BULLETIN - - SEND TO ADMIN
SIHRG trainers have returned from St Petersburg October 2016 where seminars were conducted n the role of lawyers at the police station and trial observation skills training. Further training will be provided in January 2017. Following successful trial observation training for Turkish lawyers and activists SIHRG is completing a written guide for trial observers working in Turkey.


SIHRG observers have completed a trial observation of two Burmese migrants on trial on the island of Koh Samui Thailand for the murder of two British citizens in September 2014. The verdict of guilty and death penalties was delivered on Christmas Eve 2015. The REPORT is available HERE.

Other reports are available via the trial observation link on the left.