ELDH demands the immediate release of Selçuk KOZAGAÇLI and the other lawyers from ÇHD and ÖHP

ELDH Statement (in Turkish as PDF download, see below) Too often  progressive lawyers  are the target of arbitrary state violence and oppression. They are oppressed because they defend workers, trade unionists, political activists, alleged terrorists, and victims of state violence. They are oppressed because they fight for the upholding  of human rights and labour law. …

ELDH demands the immediate release of Selçuk KOZAGAÇLI and the other lawyers from ÇHD and ÖHP

The Palestinian Right to Jerusalem is An International Law That Cannot Be Given away by Political Measures and Statements

Balfour Declaration Will Not Recur – Statement by IADL – supported by ELDH Balfour Declaration Will Not Recur:  The Palestinian Right to Jerusalem is An International Law That Cannot Be Given away by Political Measures and Statements In a flagrant challenge to international law, the United States President Donald Trump on 06 December 2017, declared …

The Palestinian Right to Jerusalem is An International Law That Cannot Be Given away by Political Measures and Statements

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

Documentation with the available speeches European Conference, 11th November 2017, London, Diskus Centre at Unite, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8T Confererence handout with the available CV and abstracts Some pictures taken during the conference (download) 09h30 – 10h00 Opening John Hendy Q.C., Institute for Employment Rights IER Rose Keeping, Regional Industrial Officer, Unite the Union …

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

ELDH demands the immediate release of lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı

update ELDH is gravely concerned at the arrest of the President of the progressive Turkish lawyers association ÇHD, Selçuk Kozağaçlı, who is also a member of the ELDH Executive Committee. ELDH is still  more  concerned at  reports that Selçuk Kozağaçlı was beaten by police during his arrest. Selçuk Kozağaçlı is well known as a human …

ELDH demands the immediate release of lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı

ELDH demands the release of detained Turkish lawyers

Declaration of 7 lawyers’ organisation – Demonstrations in 7 European countries in front of Turkish embassies ELDH demands the release of detained Turkish lawyers Another 14 members of the Progressive Lawyers Association CHD were detained in Turkey by decision of the judge on 21 September 2017, after 9 days police custody: Lawyers Didem Ünsal, Aytaç …

ELDH demands the release of detained Turkish lawyers

18 türkische Anwältinnen und Anwälte heute früh verhaftet

Presseinformation – 12. September 2017 Heute früh wurden in der Türkei 18 türkische Anwältinnen und Anwälte aus Istanbul und Ankara verhaftet. Die Telefone und Computer von zwei weiteren Anwält*innen wurden bei dieser Polizeiaktion beschlagnahmt. Der Gründe für die Verhaftungen sind nicht bekannt. Es ist in der Türkei aktuell auch nicht üblich, dass diese bekannt gegeben …

18 türkische Anwältinnen und Anwälte heute früh verhaftet

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

11.11.2017 09:30-18:00 London

European Conference The Programme (download PDF-file) 09h30 – 10h00 Opening: •              ELDH/Haldane: Prof. Bill Bowring, ELDH President •              Unite: N.N. 10h00 – 11h45 1.       The Future of Trade Union Rights, social rights (collective labour law, for a social Europe instead of a “social pillar): Esther Lynch, Confederal Secretary of ETUC, Brussels: For a Pillar of …

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

BHRC raises concern over potential changes to the Polish judiciary

BHRC has today released a Statement of Concern to the British Ambassador in Poland, raising serious concern over proposed changes to the Polish judiciary. The changes would give the Polish government substantial influence over the appointment of judges, eroding the independence of the judiciary and threatening the rule of law in Poland. In a joint press …

BHRC raises concern over potential changes to the Polish judiciary

The press should respect the law and the “International principles of conduct of journalists” by the International Federation of Journalists

ELDH Statement ELDH is utmost concerned about articles in the Turkish press in which the Turkish lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı, who is also member of the ELDH Executive Committee, is defamed and accused of crimes in a way which violates international and European law as well as the “International principles of conduct of journalists” by the …

The press should respect the law and the “International principles of conduct of journalists” by the International Federation of Journalists