The day of the Endangered Lawyer

The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is an initiative started by AED‐EDL in 2010, on behalf of the lawyers of Iran. The date of 24 January was chosen in remembrance of the assassination of 4 trade union lawyers and one employee in Atocha Street of Madrid in 1977 (Massacre of Atocha), during the Spanish transiciòn […]

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). […]

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 […]

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 […]

TO THE SPANISH AUTHORITIES

PETITION WITH URGENT REQUESTS TO THE SPANISH AUTHORITIES PRESIDENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN, MR. MARIANO RAJOY BREY AND ALL MEMBERS OF THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT 3rd day of the Endangered Lawyers – 24th January 2013 European lawyers demand: Basque lawyers in Spain must enjoy the free exercise of their professional duties During the last two […]

Great success of the day of the endangered lawyer

On the 24th of January, hundreds of lawyers demonstrated in front of Turkish embassies and consulates all over Europe to protest against the attacks suffered by Turkish lawyers. Around fifty lawyers were arrested in Turkey in November 2011. They were accused of complicity with their clients who are part of the KCK network (Turkish civil […]