Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Utrecht, Paris, Rome, Brussels, Athens, 16th December 2020 It is unacceptable that lawyer Aytaç Ünsal, convicted in an unfair trial, has been tortured and sent to prison despite his health conditions. Our colleague has to be released immediately. People’s Lawyer Aytaç Ünsal, was taken into custody in Edirne in the evening of […]
Download in Farsi We, the undersigned 26 Bar Associations, Law Societies, and organisations supporting the legal profession of over 14 countries, stand in solidarity with our Iranian colleague Nasrin Sotoudeh and other lawyers in Iran who are being persecuted by their Government for carrying out their profession diligently and in accordance with the law. On […]
In solidarity with our colleages held in prisons in Turkey, send them your christmas greetings.
Another wave of mass arrests targeting human rights lawyers and their legitimate and professional activities occurred today in the early morning, in Diyarbakir.
On November 11, the ÇHD I criminal case, which started in 2013, will continue at the 1st instance, before the 18th Heavy Penal Court in Istanbul. The victims of this long lasting trial are the accused 22 lawyers, all members of the Turkish Lawyers’ Organization ÇHD (Progressive Lawyers of Turkey) and all working in one […]
LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS PROTEST ARREST OF TURKISH LAWYER SEDA SARALDI We, the undersigned international lawyers’ associations, have for many years condemned the Turkish government’s systematic attacks on lawyers and bar associations for representing people allegedly opposed to government policies. Ten lawyers from the Peoples’ Law Office and other members of the Progressive Lawyers Association […]
AED/EDL would like to proclaim its support for our colleagues, the Spanish lawyers Gonzalo Boye and Isabel Elbal, concerning the suspicious attacks they have suffered in their offices, which have been burglarized twice in 9 months, stating the following: 1.- First and foremost, we must recall that lawyers should not be identified with their clients, […]
The end of EU refugee policy in compliance with human rights RAV and AED-EDL zoom press conference with European lawyers and Moria refugees, September 17, 2020, 10.00am To register and for details: firstname.lastname@example.org or: 030.417 235 55 Background information: https://www.rav.de/themen/migration-asyl/ Moria represents the fact the decisive achievement of European civilization – that states subject themselves […]
September 10, 2020 We express our deep concern at the detention of lawyers Ilya Salei and Maksim Znak on September 9, 2020, in Belarus, in a criminal case which is undeniably politically motivated. We consider this to be a gross violation and interference with their professional legal activities and with their rights to express professional […]
Madrid, demonstration for Ebru Timtik Barcelona, demonstration in front of the Turkish Consulate