INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF THE CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS CAMPAIGN (IADL Statement) To: Ms. Fatou Bom Bensouda, Office of The Prosecutor (OTP), the International Criminal Court Download the full letter 1.   Mindful that ‘disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind’,[i] 2.   Guided by the ‘Nürnberg Principles’[ii] and stressing in …

INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF THE CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

Political trials against lawyers and political activists in Turkey and other countries

01.01.-31.12.2018 Ankara, Gümüşhane, Istanbul, Munich, Rabat, Kiev

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 In Turkey International Law Breaches Concerning the Independence of Legal Profession in …

Political trials against lawyers and political activists in Turkey and other countries

International Human Rights Regime in Crisis

02.11.18 09:30 - 04.11.18 13:00 Izmir

Second International Human Rights Academy of the Aegean, Nesin Maths Village, Şirince, Izmir, Turkey, 2 till 4 November 2018 The programme First Day Friday, November 2, 2018 09.00 – 09.30 Registration 09.30 – 10.00 Opening Speeches First Session: A Glance at Human Rights from Today’s Perspective The aim of the opening session is to look …

International Human Rights Regime in Crisis

ELDH demands the immediate release of CHD lawyers from prison

Since November 2017 Selçuk KOZAĞAÇLI, the president of ÇHD, the Progressive Lawyers Association has been detained in pre-trial solitary confinement in the Silivri prison camp. He is suffering as a result of the isolation. His repeated demands for occasional contact with other prisoners have been rejected. Selçuk KOZAĞAÇLı is accused together with 19 other ÇHD …

ELDH demands the immediate release of CHD lawyers from prison

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 …

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

Violation of Human Rights in Catalonia in the frame of the political conflict

05.05.2018 09:00-19:00 Barcelona

Conference (only languages Spanish, Catalan) Paranimf de l’Edifici històric de la Universitat de Barcelona Preu inscripció 25€ (inclou pausa cafè i dinar)   supported by ELDH Programme (programme in Spanish and Catalan) 9 – 10.30 h The legal context: When the pillars of the rule of law collapse Round Table – Chair: Benet Salellas Ana Stanic, …

Violation of Human Rights in Catalonia in the frame of the political conflict

Documentation – Permanent Peoples Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

The 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 their organisations was held in Paris (France) on 15 and 16 March 2018. The proposal to hold this session was made by 4 …

Documentation – Permanent Peoples Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

ELDH calls on the EU and the EU member states – to condemn the Turkish attack on Afrin (Northern Syria)

Appeal of European Lawyers download the ELDH statement (PDF-file) the statement of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers IADL ELDH calls on the EU, and all other world powers, to condemn Turkey’s unprovoked attack on the people of Afrin in Syria. This amounts to a war crime (aggression) and commission of crimes against humanity. Afrin, …

ELDH calls on the EU and the EU member states – to condemn the Turkish attack on Afrin (Northern Syria)

Solidarity with Egyptian lawyers

24.-25.01.2018 All over Europe outside Egyptian Embassies

DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER Appeal to the Egyptian Government – Respect the rights of Egyptian lawyers In 2017 ELDH, with members in 20 countries, already choose to focus its activities on the endangered lawyers in Egypt. Many human rights organizations, among them Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, IDHAE, and the International Commission of Jurists …

Solidarity with Egyptian lawyers