LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS PROTEST ARREST OF TURKISH LAWYER SEDA SARALDI

The following statement was issued by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), European Democratic Lawyers (AED-EDL), and the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) on 31 October 2020:  Another lawyer from Turkey has been arrested Free Seda Saraldı ! We, the undersigned international lawyers’ associations, have for many years …

LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS PROTEST ARREST OF TURKISH LAWYER SEDA SARALDI

Conference Report – Rethinking labour law in the digitalisation era – 15 and 16 October 2020

On 15 and 16 October 2020 a very well attended video conference with about 650 registrations was organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the European Lawyers 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). Simultaneous …

Conference Report – Rethinking labour law in the digitalisation era – 15 and 16 October 2020

Letter to the Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN: necessary measures for a fair and timely peace settlement in Western Sahara

Excellency,As representatives of human rights organisations, civil society andsolidarity groups from Germany, we are writing to ask you and allMembers of the Security Council to take the necessary measuresfor a fair and timely peace settlement in Western Sahara! In the run-up to the UN Security Council vote on the renewal of theMINURSO mandate, this is …

Letter to the Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN: necessary measures for a fair and timely peace settlement in Western Sahara

ECtHR – Court President Robert Spanó’s recent controversial visit to Turkey

Independence, Impartiality and the ECHR: Court President Robert Spanó’s recent controversial visit to Turkey Dr Özgür Heval Çınar (member of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers) Today the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is seen as one of the most effective mechanisms in the protection of human rights in Europe. We may also say …

ECtHR – Court President Robert Spanó’s recent controversial visit to Turkey

European lawyers demand the release of their Iranian colleague Nasrin Sotoudeh

As the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) with members in 21 European countries, we draw your attention to the worsening health condition of the Iranian lawyer and human rights activist Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh. On 11 March 2019 Ms. Sotoudeh was sentenced in absentia by the Islamic Revolutionary Court in …

European lawyers demand the release of their Iranian colleague Nasrin Sotoudeh

European lawyers protest against US sanctions on the International Criminal Court

On 2 September 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the imposition of sanctions, namely inclusion in the Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons List (SDN), on International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and the Court’s prosecution jurisdiction director Phakiso Mochochoko, for investigating allegations that U.S. troops committed war crimes in Afghanistan. The …

European lawyers protest against US sanctions on the International Criminal Court

European Lawyers demand: Workers rights must be respected in Belarus

The situation in Belarus at the moment is extraordinary and worries the legal community around the world. People go out into the streets every day, every Sunday they accompany large-scale and unprecedented rallies, demonstrations and processions. Illegal actions of the authorities, extreme violence by the police and the authorities, for which the Government of the …

European Lawyers demand: Workers rights must be respected in Belarus