European Labour Law Conference – 15 and 16 February 2019 – Documentation

Documentation of the European Labour Law Conference New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises – challenges for labour law, 15 and 16 February 2019 Frankfurt/M., IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79 • Friday, 15 February 2019, 13h30 – 18h30 and • Saturday, 16 February 2019, 09h00 – 13h00 At the conference participated labour law …

DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – in solidarity with lawyers in Turkey – summary of activities in 2019

Day of the Endangered Lawyer 24 January 2019, several of the ELDH member associations or individual members have organised or participated in the protests outside Turkish embassies or consulates (Ankara, Antalya, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, The Hague, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Padua, Rome, Vienna). Many other lawyers associations organised protests inside and outside Europe (Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Bordeaux, …

European Labour Law Conference – New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises – challenges for labour law

15. und 16. Februar 2019

(save the date – register now) 15 and 16 February 2019 Frankfurt/M., IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79 Friday, 15 February 2019, 13h30 – 18h30 and Saturday, 16 February 2019, 09h00 – 13h00 – simultaneous translation: German-English-German – Following conferences in Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Florence in recent years, the European Lawyers for Workers network …

ELDH – Solidarity Statement for the Stansted 15

ELDH – Solidarity Statement_Stansted 15 (download) On 28 March 2017, 15 activists, known as the Stansted 15, physically prevented the departure of a chartered aircraft intended to deport individuals from the UK to Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It is the activists’ case that some of the people on the flight were at risk of …

DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 24 January 2019

The next Day of the Endangered lawyer will take place on the 24th of January 2019. The focus will be on the very difficult situation that lawyers in Turkey are facing. This is not the first time that we are focusing on Turkey, however, as you all know, the lawyers’ situation is becoming worse in …

Condemnation and Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos in the Philippines

ELDH Statement Condemnation and Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos in the Philippines The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) expresses its Strong Condemnation and Collective Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos. Benjamin Tarug Ramos, 56, Secretary General of the National Union of People’s …

Recent decisions of the European Courts concerning Turkey

European Court of Human Rights Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (no. 2), ECHR 395 (2018), 20 Nov. 2018 Judgment Selahattin Demirtas v. Turkey (no. 2) – several violations of the Convention The Court found that it had been established beyond reasonable doubt that the extensions of Mr Demirtaş’s detention, especially during two crucial campaigns, namely the …