ELDH Statement against unfair trial on Basque lawyers

The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH), with members in 21 European countries, declares its grave concern at many aspects of the ongoing trial at the Criminal Chamber of the Audiencia  Nacional ( Sala de lo Penal de la Audiencia Nacional) in Madrid of nine Basque defendants. The accused are the …

International Fair Trial Day and the Ebru Timtik Award – Hold the Date – 14 June, 2021, 15h00 – 17h30 CET

The right to a fair trial has long been recognised by the international community as a fundamental human right.  Without a fair trial every individual risks becoming the victim of a miscarriage of justice.  Either as an innocent suspect wrongly convicted, or as a victim unable to secure justice for a wrong perpetrated against them. …

LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF TURKISH LAWYER OYA ASLAN

To the president of Istanbul 37. Heavy Penal Court No: 2020/247 Düsseldorf, Barcelona, Vienna, Brussels. 11.01.2020 LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF TURKISH LAWYER OYA ASLAN We, the undersigned international lawyers’ associations, have for many years condemned the criminal prosecutions and investigations targeted against lawyers in Turkey and internationally for performing the duties of …