Trial observation in Ankara

27.-28.07.10 Ankara

A joint delegation of lawyers from Belgium, Italy and Switzerland, organized by ELDH and IADL, will visit Ankara for a trial observation. They are mandated by ELDH, two of them also by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), to observe the trial before the criminal court of Ankara against Selçuk Kozağaçlı, member of the …

AFTER THE TREATY OF LISBON – EUROPEAN UNION CLOSER TO THE CITIZENS?

12.-13.11.10 Sofia, Bulgaria

International Conference (languages: Bulgarian, English, German)   organized by the Bulgarian Union of Jurists in cooperation with ELDH   with support of the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria Among the speakers are: Alexandar Arabadjev (Judge at the European Court of Justice, Luxemburg) Prof. Michelle Everson, England Christo Christev (Assistant) Prof. Andreas Fisahn, Germany Prof. …

Protest against Israeli military attack on Gaza aid flotilla

European Lawyers demand legal and political consequences The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) denounces in the strongest terms the military attack by Israeli military forces on the Gaza aid flotilla in international waters, and the killing of at least 16 peaceful demonstrators. See BBC World News “Deaths as Israeli …

Report on a Human Rights mission to Colombia

Report on the mission to Colombia, February 9 – 25, 2009, by Fabio Marcelli, Rome 1. Background The initiative to organize a mission to Colombia by European jurists and journalists has been taken by the Movimiento de Victimas de Crimenes de Estado (MOVICE) with the collaboration of Peace Brigades International (PBI). The delegation has been …

Excessive police violence at Labour Day 2008 in Istanbul

Letter concerning Excessive police violence at Labour Day in Istanbul Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan Prime Minister Republic of Turkey Ankara TURKEY 28 May 2008   Dear Mr. Prime Minister, The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights ELDH strongly protests against the violence used by Turkish riot police and security forces against …

Eren Keskin sentenced 2008

Letter concerning the sentence of Eren Keskin Minister of Justice Mehmet Ali Sahin Adalet Bakanligi 06659 Kisilay Ankara, TÜRKEI 8 April 2008 Dear Minister, ELDH notes with great concern that the lawyer Eren Keskin – who received the Hans Litten Price from the German lawyers association VDJ in the year 2000 for her courageous work …