New Arrests / Nouvelles Arrestations

The AED demands that the Turkish Government stop all hostility against human rights lawyers. The numerous irregular and arbitrary detentions are an authoritarian and repressive response against Turkish lawyers, charged with terrorism or activities against the state. The Republic of Turkey is a member of the Council of Europe and must therefore respect and promote the defence of human rights. […]

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KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF TURKISH LAWYERS!

Since mid-September, these lawyers are detained in Ankara, Istanbul and Diyarbakır.   The number of lawyers prosecuted in Turkey is 1343 after this last wave of raids against lawyers. 524 of them have been arrested since the staged coup attempt in July 2016.   There are lawyers from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Catalonia, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Italy and Turkey who […]

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New Protests in front of Turkish Consulates in Europe

We are demonstrating today in front of the Turkish Consulate in Hamburg, The Hague, Brussels and Milan to protest the recent arrest of 16 of our colleagues from Turkey. Since mid-September, they are detained in Ankara, Istanbul and Diyarbakır. We are especially concerned about the situation of lawyers Barkın Timtik, Engin Gökoglu and Özgür Yılmaz. We fear that they are […]

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LES ORIGINES

Chers confrères, chers amis, Je me sens très honoré d’avoir été appelé à intervenir lors de cette célébration du 30e anniversaire de la fondation de l’AED. Cela signifie que mon intervention au moment de la célébration du 20e anniversaire, il y a dix ans à Paris, a été bien reçue, et cela me permet d’espérer que vous m’appellerai à nouveau, […]

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REGARDER EN ARRIERE ET AVANCER

REGARDER EN ARRIERE ET AVANCER, en d’autres termes tirer les enseignements de l’histoire pour éviter le perpétuel recommencement. Quelle contribution, nous, Avocats Européens Démocrates pouvons nous apporter à ce projet, de quelles vigilances devons nous faire preuve pour aller vers plus de droits fondamentaux et d’égalité chez nous, et entre les hommes, le monde étant aujourd’hui un vaste village. Dans […]

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Naples Conference on Mediterranean Lawyers

We thank the organizing associations of this meeting for their work and for their kind invitation. Many lawyers of our association from various European countries are present today to follow our work carefully. The AED (European Democratic Lawyers Association), in which Italy is present through the association “Legalteam Italia”, has always contained in its structure a Commission called “Defense de […]

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