Press release issued by the legal Fact Finding Mission of AED-EDL, taking place in Istanbul from the 15th September to the 20th September, to monitor and observe current mass trials against lawyers in Turkey.

Lawyers from AED–EDL have participated in the Fact Finding Mission in Istanbul from the 15th to the 20th September 2021 together with other represented international organizations, Bar Associations and the CCBE. The aim of the mission has been to monitor and observe mass trials against lawyers in Turkey. The Fact Finding Mission participants observed two […]

THE PHILIPPINES: ATTACKS AGAINST LAWYERS FURTHER ESCALATING

23June2021–Attacks against lawyers in the Philippines continue to take place and killings have reached a record high since the start of President Duterte’s administration five years ago. We, the undersigned organizations,express our deep concern overthe attacksandtheoppressive working environment lawyersstill facein the Philippines. We call again on the Duterte Government to adequately protect the safety and […]

Joint Statement – IFTD

Download the statement Today, 14 June 2021, marks the inaugural International Fair Trial Day (IFTD) which will be observed for the first time worldwide. The focus country of the IFTD this year is Turkey, a country that is and has been suffering for many years, from systemic human rights violations and a serious lack of […]

Webinar: Videoconference within the Asylum procedure

Webinar: Videoconference within the Asylum Procedure Date: 27 may. 2021 20:00Zoom link:https://zoom.us/j/94967511847?pwd=OTQ3aW9LUjErTC9iWGRFQUg0LzlOdz09Meeting ID: 949 6751 1847 Access code: 535239 The webinar will discuss a succesful ruling of the Belgian Council of State against the use of videoconferences in asylum procedures. The sentence is available in French and English This webinar-series critically highlights interesting case law, […]

JUSTICE FOR EL HIBLU 3

A reminder of the second anniversary of the rescue and subsequent detention of young migrants called El Hiblu 3 In Malta, three young migrants risk life imprisonment for having helped fellow asylum seekers to escape and be rescued from the serious risk of torture, inhuman and degrading treatment, rape, exploitation and killings in refugee camps […]

Call to Solidarity

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS ATTACKED DURING SOLIDARITY ACTIONS FOR THE RESPECT OF THE LAW FOR THE HUNGER STRIKER DIMITRIS KOUFONTINAS LAWYERS’ BLOCK GETS REPEATEDLY BEATEN BY THE POLICE FORCES During the last weeks, the hunger strike of the life prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas, member of the “Revolutionary Organization 17 November”, has given rise to a series of legal […]