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 …

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 draft programmeRegistrations …

International Memorial Event for Ebru Timtik: A life dedicated to the struggle – 5 April 2021, 18.30 pm (CEST) – 19.30 pm (TR)

On the Day of Lawyers (Turkey), the international legal community gather together to commemorate Ebru Timtik who passed away after a 238-days hunger strike with the demand of a fair trial for all people who are suffering under the ongoing injustice in Turkey. Ebru Timtik will never be forgotten and as lawyers, we will never …

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 …