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Political trials against lawyers and political activists in Turkey and other countries

ELDH will try to send observers to the following trials. These trials are observed by many lawyers from different organisations in Europe. Colleagues who wish to participate in the trial observation should get into contact with ELDH: Email ELDH Guide on Trial Observations UN Basic principles on the role of lawyers In Turkey International Law…

Register now – European Labour Law Conference: Labour rights & the digital transition – 28-29 October 2021

28-29 October 2021, online and at the International Trade Union House, Brussels.The event is organized by the ETUI in cooperation with the European Lawyers for Workers Network (ELW Network) We are planning a hybrid event: participation is possible both in person and online.Interpretation will be available in English, French, Italian, and German. Download the programmeRegistration…

Conference invitation – Re-Thinking Labour Law in the Digitalization Era – register now

European Labour Law Conference Conference organised by: the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the European Lawyers Network for Workers (ELW) Network and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), with the support of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights ELDH 15 and 16 October 2020 The conference will take the form of…

Persecution of Lawyers in India: building a network of international solidarity – video conference – 23 April 2020

Since the 2014 elections in India criminalisation of dissent and free expression on charges of sedition or terrorism has increased meteorically. Lawyers and democratic rights activists defending such cases are increasingly targeted on the same grounds. At a time when many prisoners are being released during the COVID-19 pandemic, these political prisoners remain inside and…

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2000 – 2009

  • 27 – 29 November 2009, Bonn, Germany
    Expert conference
    “The socalled antiterror struggle using the example of Kurds –practice in the European legal sphere”
    Organizer: Azadi, MAF-DAD
    Coorganizer: ELDH
    Follow up shall be organized (task force on Interpol; legal defence group, group to battle the criminalization of Kurds)
  • 16th and 17th October 2009, Paris
    Labour Law in Europe
    Organizer: EDL European Democratic Lawyers, Progress Lawyers Network, SAF
    Coorganizer: ELDH
  • 26th and 27th June 2009, Berlin
    Peace through law
    Organized by IALANA
    Participation ELDH
  • 17thJanuary 2009, Paris
    European Criminal Justice,

    together with AFJD
  • September 2008, Bristol

    Organized by
  • March 2008, Ankara
  • March 2008
    (EDL Conference, support of ELDH)
  • February 2008

    (Participation of ELDH)
  • Mai 2007, Freiburg :
    Labour and Justice in a globalized world

    organized by BAKJ, with support of ELDH
  • June 2007, Hannover
    The EU-Constitutional Treaty – Critiques and Alternatives

    Organized by ELDH together with attac-Germany
  • 20 and 21 October 2006 in Barcelona
    The Boarder of Europe – Zones without Rights

    Organized by EDL, supported by ELDH
  • 6 May 2006 in Berlin
    Social Rights in Europe – Provocation for Neoliberalism
    Organized by ELDH
  • May 2005 in London
    Suspect Communities: The ‘War on Terror’ in Europe
  • February 2005
    Arwarding of Hans-Litten-Price to Lea Tsemel and Mohammad Na’amneh
    (together with the German Association of Democratic Lawyers, VDJ)
  • September 2004 in Istanbul
    State and Religion in Europe
  • April 2004 in Paris
    “A democratic Constitution for Europe”
  • 2003 in Geneva
    “Independence of the Public Prosecutor”
  • 2003 in Geneva
    “War Crimes”
  • 2001 in Paris
    The European Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • 2001 in Frankfurt / Oder
    “Enlargement of the European Union”
  • 2000 Istanbul, Ankara, Diyarbakir
    “Turkeys entrance into the European Union
  • 2000 in Frankfurt
    “Asylum as a Human Right”

1993 – 1999

  • 1999 in Paris
    “Labor law under the conditions of Globalization”
  • 1998 in Istanbul
    “Environmental Law at the southern boarder of Europe”
  • 1997 in Strasburg
    “Legislation and procedures against racism in Europe – What experiences ? What demands ?”
  • 1997 in Brussels
    “Environmental law in Europe”
  • 1996 in Florence
    “The European Union – What common Institutions ? What fundamental common policies ? “
  • 1995 in Rome
    “The weapon of hunger – against economic embargos”
  • 1995 in Istanbul
    “Democracy and Human Rights in Turkey”
  • 1993 in Berlin
    “Europe promises land
    Nationality, Immigration, Asylum”

Further activities in the past:

  • Participation at the European Network against racism, ENAR
  • Campaign against the detention of asylum seekers in Europe
  • Observation of the political legal procedures in Turkey
  • Mission in Iraq to investigate the impact of the UN-Embargo on the population
  • Flight to Iraq to encourage the UN to lift it’s embargo
  • Mission in Palestine to investigate the Human Rights Situation
  • Mission in French Guyana to investigate the Human Rights Situation