ELDH report on the activities of the Lesvos Legal Centre

ELDH executive member Carlos Orjuela, as well as jurists from Sweden, France and a lawyer form the US have chosen to open a legal clinic, assisting a Greek lawyer in providing legal information, advice, assistance and representation. They were based in the Mosaik Support Centre, a project in the centre of Mytilini which provides services …

ELDH report on the activities of the Lesvos Legal Centre

Migrants outlawed – International Conference

23.-24.09.2016 Lille (France)

International Conference SAF / AED on the 23rd and 24th of September 2016, Lille (France) – UNIVERSITÉ DE DROIT ET DE LA SANTÉ • AMPHI RENÉ CASSIN 1, PLACE DELIOT – LILLE • MÉTRO PORTE DE DOUAI Every year, the SAF (Union of French Lawyers) organizes a symposium on a theme regarding migrants’ rights. Faced …

Migrants outlawed – International Conference

50th Anniversary of the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS and the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

10.-12.11.2016 Lisbon (Portugal)

International Conference   10/11/12 November 2016, Lisbon – Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal Cidade Universitária, 1649-014 Lisboa The main theme of the Conference will be: “The International Convenants on Human Rights (ICESCRand ICCPR) adopted by the UN on 16 December 1966: historical significance; political and legal impact;and fortunes”. Call for papers The Conference …

50th Anniversary of the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS and the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

THE INDEPENDENCE OF LAWYERS MUST BE RESPECTED, AND THEY MUST NOT BE IDENTIFIED WITH THEIR CLIENTS – FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, ESPECIALLY THAT OF ACADEMICS, MUST BE RESPECTED BY THE TURKISH AUTHORITIES.

ELDH Statement ELDH is highly alarmed by the new mass arrest of Turkish citizens. According to Turkish media 320 Turkish citizens have been detained this week. Among them are lawyers, academics, politicians and students. They are suspected by the Turkish authorities of supporting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). It seems very likely, according to reports …

THE INDEPENDENCE OF LAWYERS MUST BE RESPECTED, AND THEY MUST NOT BE IDENTIFIED WITH THEIR CLIENTS – FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, ESPECIALLY THAT OF ACADEMICS, MUST BE RESPECTED BY THE TURKISH AUTHORITIES.

Colloque – DISCRIMINATIONS PREVENIR ET GUERIR

25.03.2016 9.00-17.30 Bruxelles

VENDREDI 25 MARS 2016, 9h00 – 17h30 TOUR & TAXIS, Avenue du port 86/C – 1000 Bruxelles Toute personne a droit au travail, au libre choix de son travail, à des conditions équitables et satisfaisantes de travail et à la protection contre le chômage. Tous ont droit, sans aucune discrimination, à un salaire égal pour …

Colloque – DISCRIMINATIONS PREVENIR ET GUERIR

ELDH REQUESTS INQUIRY INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE DEATH OF THE ITALIEN RESEARCHER GIULIO REGENI IN EGYPT

ELDH strongly condemns the killing in Egypt of the Italian researcher Giulio Regeni.  Mr. Regeni was a scholar studying independent trade unionism.   He disappeared and was tortured to death on the 25 January 2016. ELDH finds the explanations coming from the Egyptian government that Mr. Regeni had been the victim of an accident, of a …

ELDH REQUESTS INQUIRY INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE DEATH OF THE ITALIEN RESEARCHER GIULIO REGENI IN EGYPT

European Lawyers Delegation visits Diyarbakir

Press release A delegation of European lawyers will visit Diyarbakir from 21st to 24th January 2016. The 13 participants come from Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Austria. Two European lawyers’ organisations are supporting this initiative, the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH) and the European Democratic Lawyers (EDL) and also the “Unione …

European Lawyers Delegation visits Diyarbakir

International DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 22 January 2016

22.01.16 all over Europe

On 22nd January 2016, all over Europe, in solidarity the the lawyers and judges in Honduras protests will be organized outside Honduran Embassies and Consulates Since 2010 every year on or about  24 January protests are organized in front of embassies in solidarity with endangered lawyers, who are threatened, attacked, or even killed because they …

International DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 22 January 2016

Western Sahara: Court of Justice of the European Union annuls EU trade agreement with Morocco

Judgment of the General Court (Eighth Chamber) of 10 December 2015. Front populaire pour la libération de la saguia-el-hamra et du rio de oro (Front Polisario) v Council of the European Union. Case T-512/12. “The Council Decision 2012/497 of 8 March 2012 on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of an Exchange of …

Western Sahara: Court of Justice of the European Union annuls EU trade agreement with Morocco