Journée de l’avocat en danger 2016 – Mobilisons-nous en faveur des avocats de Honduras !






Depuis le coup d’état de 2009, les violations graves des droits de l’homme, commises à grande échelle, ont fortement affecté la population du Honduras. L’absence de réaction de l’Etat à la hauteur de la gravité de la situation est largement dénoncée par les organes des Nations-Unies et la Commission interaméricaine des droits de l’homme. Les avocats ne sont pas épargnés […]

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European Lawyers Delegation visits Diyarbakir






A delegation of European lawyers will visit Diyarbakir from 21st to 24th January 2016. The 13 participants come from Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Austria. Two European lawyers’ organisations are supporting this initiative, the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH) and the European Democratic Lawyers (EDL) and also the “Unione delle Camere Penali Italiane” ELDH and EDL […]

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Lawyers in Honduras






In Honduras, the practice of law has become a high-risk profession for those who practice it. They risk assassination, abductions and threats to their families. Since the 2009 coup d’état there have been human rights violations that have gravely affected the Honduran population, their effects and repercussions have continued, persisted, and made the situation of the country very complex. The Judiciary […]

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On the Death of Tahir Elçi






La mort de Tahir Elçi, un éminent avocat et Bâtonnier du conseil de l’ordre de Diyarbaquir en des circonstances dramatiques au District Sud d’Amed (Diyarbakir), abattu à coups de feu en pleine rue pendant une conférence de presse, constitue un assassinat politique et crime contre les Droits Humains. Les Avocats Européens Démocrates (AED – EDL) entendent exprimer leur solidarité avec […]

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Report: The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2015






On January 23rd 2015, on the occasion of the 5th International Day of the Endangered Lawyer, rallies were held outside embassies and consulates of the Philippines in many European capitals and cities (Adana, Ankara, Alanya, Antalya, Anvers, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Essen, Ginebra, The Hague, Istanbul, Izmir, London, Madrid, Manila, Milan, Paris, Rome and Vienna). These demonstrations aim at supporting […]

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DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 23rd January 2015






PRESS RELEASE Lawyers under Death Threat in the Philippines Lawyers all over Europe protest this day in Ankara, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bern, Bilbao, Brussels, Düsseldorf, The Hague, Istanbul, Izmir, London, Madrid, Manila, Milan, Paris, Rome and Vienna. This year the Day of the endangered Lawyer is focussed on lawyers in the Philippines who are murdered and who receive death threats […]

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Letter to the Philippine Ambassador in France






SYNDICAT DES AVOCATS DE FRANCE Le président   Madame l’Ambassadeur, Le Syndicat des Avocats de France, membre de l’organisation européenne AED (Avocats Européens Démocrates), a été alerté sur la situation de nos confrères philippins qui n’a cessé de se dégrader malgré plusieurs alertes internationales. Le nombre d’agressions et d’assassinats d’avocats philippins n’a cessé d’augmenter, sans que l’état ne semble s’en […]

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