Presentation of the Verdict of the Judges of Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

Presentation of the Verdict of the Judges of Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds at the European Parliament, Brussels, 24 May 2018 A session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal on alleged violations of international law and international humanitarian law by the Turkish Republic and its officials in their relations with the Kurdish people and …

Palestine – statements, articles

IADL condemns Israeli attacks on unarmed civilians in the Gaza Strip IADL statement *** Statement of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, regarding the worsening situation in Gaza https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/item.aspx?name=180408-otp-stat *** Jerusalem oder der Kampf um den jüdischen Staat Wie die israelische Politik den Untergang des jüdischen Staates selbst herbeiführt. Von Norman Paech …

ELDH statement for the release of Ahed Tamini

ELDH joins colleagues and comrades across the world in condemning Israel’s arrest of Ahed Tamimi and demanding her immediate release. On 16th December 2017, Ahed and her cousin Nour crossed Ahed’s yard in the village of Nabi Saleh in Palestine’s occupied West Bank, approaching the Israeli soldiers who were standing at the gate. Ahed’s mother …

First Conference of Mediterranean Lawyers

07.10.17 09:00-08.10.17 17:30 Naples

9.00 opening Asilo Filangieri Welcoming greetings Luigi De Magistris, Mayor of Naples and former Prosecutor Francesco Caia, President of the Commissions for Human Rights and for the relationship with Mediterranean Countries of the National Bar Association of Italy Cristina Ornano, Secretary of AREA (Judges’ and prosecutors ‘association) Roberto Lamacchia, President of Italian Democratic lawyers Thomas …

Action needed on Western Sahara

Letter to H.E. Ms Nikki Haley Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary United States Mission to the United Nations As we have outlined to you in previous letters, the lack of progress in ending the occupation of Western Sahara is untenable.  We remain dismayed by the failure of the UN Security Council to protect the men, women …

Letter of Support for Palestinian Hunger Strikers from Lawyers, Legal Workers, Law Students and Legal Organizations

Over 200 lawyers, law students, legal workers and legal organizations have come together to sign the following letter in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Additional signatures are welcome – you may sign on at the form, or send your signature to international@nlg.org. ***   http://www.nlginternational.org/2017/04/letter-of-support-for-palestinian-hunger-strikers-from-lawyers-legal-workers-law-students-and-legal-organizations/   *** We, the undersigned lawyers, legal organizations, law …

Juristinnen und Juristen warnen vor Entstehung faschistischer Diktatur in der Türkei

Aufruf Europäischer Jurist*innen – andere Jurist*innen Organisationen und individuelle Jurist*innen sind aufgerufen zu unterzeichnen Die komplette Ausschaltung der politischen Opposition in einer Gesellschaft, und insbesondere der demokratischen Kräfte, ist ein typisches Kennzeichen für die mögliche Entstehung einer faschistischen Diktatur. Schon seit Jahren werden in der Türkei schwerwiegende Menschenrechtsverletzungen und die Missachtung demokratischer Grundsätze festgestellt. Dies …

Mass trials against lawyers in Turkey going on

22.10.- 25.11.15 Istanbul

KCK Lawyers Trial, next hearing on 22nd October 2015, in Istanbul In November 2011, 46 lawyers were arrested in simultaneous police raids in many Turkish cities as part of the so-called KCK (Kurdistan Communities Union) operations, anti-terror operations that have seen over 8.000 journalists, trade unionists, politicians, deputies, local coucillors and mayors http://peaceinkurdistancampaign.wordpress.com/resources/pik-campaign-statements/trials-and-tribulations-in-turkey/ arrested since …