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 PEN Norway: The study …

Political trials against lawyers and political activists in Turkey and other countries

hier Termin und Ort eintragen 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: ELDH Guide on Trial Observations UN Basic principles on the role of …

ELDH condemns raid of a lawyer’s office in İstanbul

Download the statement On 6 February 2024, after an armed attack on the largest court building (Çağlayan Courthouse) in Istanbul, two assailants were killed by the police. According to the police, the attackers were members of the DHKP-C. Following this attack, a number of offices of various organisations in Istanbul were raided and vandalized by …

The Case of Julian Assange – ELDH Webinar – 21 February 2024, 18.30 CET / 5.30pm GMT

Register now – Access detailshttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85241006112?pwd=N2lnL2NxaUprUFNRV0h4SFhOY20xQT09 Meeting ID 852 4100 6112Passcode 590060 The Assange case is one of the worst judicial scandals in the universe of so-called human rights states. Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing platform WikiLeaks, is still is still being held in a high-security maximum security prison in southeast London in the …

Day of the Endangered Lawyer – 24 January 2024 – in solidarity with lawyers in IRAN

The report (in English, in French, in Italian) – The Petition (in English, in French, in Italian – Turkish) The Joint Statement (in English) – Invitation Press Conference (in English) International law expressly recognizes the unique role that lawyers play in any society by according to them special protections as guardians of justice for all. …

ELDH supports the rally organised  by the Basque civic organisation “ Sare “ demanding the end of exceptional measures applied to Basque Political  Prisoners 

Download the statement: in English, Spanish, Basque The European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH), with members in 22 European countries, notes that it is more than 12 years since ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, “Basque Homeland and Liberty”), declared the end of its armed campaign in the Basque Country. The Basque Country has transited …

ELDH: For an immediate Ceasefireand respect for international law in Israel and Palestine

The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) is a lawyers’ association with members in 22 European countries. It is committed to democracy and human rights, in particular for respect for international law. ELDH strongly supports United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution ES-10/22 of the 10th Emergency Special Session of the …

ELDH DECLARATION ON THE AMNESTY BILL IN THE SPANISH PARLIAMENT

download the statement The European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH), with members in 22 European countries, applauds the presentation (following lengthy and complex negotiations) to the Spanish Parliament of an Amnesty Bill which abides by the constitution, and which is supported by the new Spanish coalition government and by an absolute majority of …