Declarations & Publications

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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