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 …

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: trialobservation@eldh.eu ELDH Guide on Trial Observations UN Basic principles on the role of …

FOR AN EFFECTIVE RECOGNITION OF THE SPECIFIC GROUNDS FOR ASYLUM FOR WOMEN, GIRLS AND LGBTIQA+ PEOPLE

Sexual and gender-based violence (including domestic violence, sexual exploitation, forced marriage, genital mutilation, trafficking, discriminatory legislation, repudiation, deprivation of their children) pushes many women, girls and LGBTIQA+ people to flee their countries and seek asylum in Europe. These people are almost systematically exposed to violence and exploitation along the migration route: sexual violence by smugglers …

ELDH Statement on Israel’s declaration that six Palestinian civil society groups are “terrorist organisations”

Dowload the statement The European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH) with members in 21 European countries, joins several United Nations Human Rights Special Rapporteurs, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, and many humanitarian, development, human rights and faith organisations working to support the rights and welfare of the Palestinian people, to condemn the …

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 …

Solidarity with the former mayor of Riace, Domenico Lucano – Against the criminalisation of refugees and their supporters

Download the statement (PDF) ELDH condemns the decision of the Locri tribunal to inflict a criminal sentence of 13 years and two months on the former mayor of Riace, Domenico Lucano. This is another shocking example of the criminalisation of refugees and their supporters by Italian judges, and also of the abuse of courts for …

«An entire profession on trial»

Press release issued by the legal Fact Finding Mission, taking place in Istanbul from 15 September to 20 September,  to monitor and observe current mass trials against lawyers in Turkey. Download the press release A group of approximately 30 lawyers from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Switzerland, representing international organizations, bar …