The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is an initiative started by AED‐EDL in 2010, on behalf of the lawyers of Iran. The date of 24 January was chosen in remembrance of the assassination of 4 trade union lawyers and one employee in Atocha Street of Madrid in 1977 (Massacre of Atocha), during the Spanish transiciòn after the death of the dictator Franco (in 1975).
The countries denounced on this occasion have been: Iran, Turkey, the Basque country, the Philipines and Colombia.
On the 22nd of January 2016, lawyers all over Europe will demonstrate in front of the embassies of Honduras. Join us!