Since 2009, the Day of the Endangered Lawyer has taken place on 24 January in multiple cities, countries, and continents around the globe. 24 January was chosen as the annual International Day of the Endangered Lawyer because on this day in 1977, four lawyers and a co-worker were murdered at their address at Calle Atocha […]
Category archives: Endangered lawyer
Observation Mission in Turkey – September 2021
Observation mission on the Human Right’s situation of the Turkish lawyers members of the a ÇHD and the People’s Law Office Istanbul, 15th to 20th of September Asociación libre de Abogadas y abogados (ALA) Report on the Situation From the 15th to the 20th of September in Istanbul, three ALA lawyers took part in a […]
Press release from Istanbul- Communiqué de Presse
En Français plus en bas de la page 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 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 […]
Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021 – Azerbaijan – AGENDA
This year, on 24 January 2021 (this year on 22nd – Friday and on 25th – Monday, for France) we will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Day of the Endangered Lawyer Due to the Corona pandemic and the associated restrictions in most countries, such protests will only be possible in compliance with the applicable […]
11th Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021- Azerbaijan
The struggle to protect Azerbaijani lawyers Petition The DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER is commemorated each year on 24 January. On that Day, 24 January 1977 four trade union lawyers and an employee were murdered in their office in Madrid, Spain, simply for doing their job. One of the killers escaped on a permit granted […]
Joint Letter on Oya Aslan
To the president of Istanbul 37. Heavy Penal Court No: 2020/247 Düsseldorf, Barcelona, Vienna, Brussels. 11.01.2020 LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF TURKISH LAWYER OYA ASLAN We, the undersigned international lawyers’ associations, have for many years condemned the criminal prosecutions and investigations targeted against lawyers in Turkey and internationally for performing the duties of […]
AYTAÇ ÜNSAL has to be released
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 […]
In solidarity with our colleages held in prisons in Turkey, send them your christmas greetings.
Another wave of mass arrests Diyarbakir.
Another wave of mass arrests targeting human rights lawyers and their legitimate and professional activities occurred today in the early morning, in Diyarbakir.