Resolution on European border control in the Mediterranean Sea

IADL, AED and ELDH condemn the tactics employed by the European Union and other European countries member to the Schengen/Dublin Area through their agents and agencies, particularly Frontex, to repel and collectively expulse migrants seeking to enter Europe by sea from Turkey and North Africa. IADL, AED and ELDH call for a radical defunding of …

Resolution on European border control in the Mediterranean Sea

Solidarity with Turkish Bar Associations

European lawyers express solidarity with Turkish Bar Associations The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) expresses its grave concern at the news that a peaceful demonstration of the presidents and other members of almost 60 Bar Associations was blocked by the police, without any legal ground, from entering Ankara. The …

Solidarity with Turkish Bar Associations

Conference invitation – Re-Thinking Labour Law in the Digitalization Era – save the date

International conference organized by: ETUI, ELW and ETUC, with the support of ELDH 15 and 16 October 2020, @ International Trade Union House (Auditorium), Boulevard Roi Albert II 5, 1210 – Brussels save the date, the registration link will be published in July OR  if that is not possible, as a series of webinars[*] The …

Conference invitation – Re-Thinking Labour Law in the Digitalization Era – save the date

End the Breach of Law in the Greek Refugee Camps: Refugee Admission instead of Symbolic Politics

RAV-ELDH Press release End the Breach of Law in the Greek Refugee Camps: Refugee Admission instead of Symbolic Politics More than 30,000 people continue to live in the Greek refugee camps under catastrophic and inhuman conditions. At today’s [June 16] Federal Press Conference (BPK) in Berlin, the RAV together with other organizations commented and called …

End the Breach of Law in the Greek Refugee Camps: Refugee Admission instead of Symbolic Politics

Letter to the President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture – Imprisoned lawyers on hunger strike

President of theEuropean Committee for the Prevention of Tortureand Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) Professor Dr. Mykola GNATOVSKYYCouncil of EuropeF-67075 Strasbourg CedexFranceFAX  +33 (0)3 88 41 27 72 Download the letter Ill treatment of political prisoners in Turkey – unjustified health risk due to Corona pandemic Dear Mr Gnatskovskyy, The undersigned lawyers’ organisations …

Letter to the President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture – Imprisoned lawyers on hunger strike

European lawyers’ declaration on May Day: Anti Covid-19 policies threaten workers’ rights

The Covid-19 pandemic policies of European governments have dramatic consequences, especially for workers, the self-employed and small businesses In many sectors of the economy, workers are most at risk to their health, especially in the health and care sector, public transport sector, and retail trade and delivery services sector. Occupational health and safety regulations, which …

European lawyers’ declaration on May Day: Anti Covid-19 policies threaten workers’ rights

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 …

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

ELDH Statements and reports – in solidarity with detained lawyers in Turkey

On 2 April 2020, more than 70 lawyers from all over the world followed the call for a video conference in solidarity with lawyers imprisoned for political reasons in Turkey, with interventions from Ayşe Bingöl of the Turkey Human Rights Litigation Support Project, Barbara Spinelli of Giuristi Democratici, and Şerife Ceren Uysal, of the Progressive …

ELDH Statements and reports – in solidarity with detained lawyers in Turkey