Date: 24rd of June 2022, 15h-20h00 Venue: ex-OPG “Je so pazzo”, Naples Via Matteo Renato Imbriani, 218 – 80136 (NAPLES) https://commonsnapoli.org/en/the-spaces/ex-opg-je-so-pazzo Translation: ITALIAN – ENGLISH Moderation of the event: Margherita d’Andrea, lawyer: presentation of speakers and thematic thread of the afternoon 15h00 – 15h30 Greetings 1. Thomas Schmidt, Co-Secretary General of ELDH, greetings on behalf […]
Category archives: Migration
Defend human rights and the rule of law at Europe’s borders!
Push-backs, violence and inhumane treatment in violation of international law have become a permanent reality at Europe’s borders. They put people seeking protection in danger of their lives, as the deaths at the Polish-Belarusian border have also shown. Refugees are dehumanized by being called a “political weapon” or “a form of hybrid threat” by leading […]
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, […]
The Crisis of Rule Law in the European Migration Regime
Day by day, the European crisis of rule of law is continuously entrenching. The most obvious aspect is the scandalous situation of migrants and refugees. As lawyers we are deeply concerned about this disrespect of the rule of law in Europe. In all member states we observe practices of illegal returns of refugees, pushbacks, inhuman […]
What’s after Moria?
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 […]
Resolution on European border control in the Mediterranean Sea
IADL, AED and ELDH condemn the tactics employed by the European Union and other European countries member to the Schengen/Dublin Area through their agents and agencies, particularly Frontex, to repel and collectively expulse migrants seeking to enter Europe by sea from Turkey and North Africa. IADL, AED and ELDH call for a radical defunding of […]
NO PROSECUTION FOR THE EL HIBLU 3
(La versión en español más abajo) As European Democratic Lawyers we are deeply concerned about the proceedings against two minors and a nineteen-year old, who have been under investigation by Maltese authorities for almost a year. The context In the night from 25th to 26th of March 2019, a rubber boat left Libya […]
Collective Statement on the situation of refugees in Greece
The signatories acknowledge the recent decision of the Greek Government to increase the level of deterrence at the borders to the maximum, to stop the registration of asylum applications for one month and to turn back to their country of origin or their country of transit anyone trying to enter into Greece illegally, following the […]
WE WILL NOT BE A PART OF THIS CRIME!
Once again, Erdoǧan is using refugees as political pawns. Once again, human rights defenders from different fields and countries are witnessing an illegal and inhuman situation at the border between Greece and Turkey. Official numbers are not available, however, it is clear that thousands of refugees, including a large number of minors, have been manipulated […]
the protection of European borders prevails over the right to asylum
The European Court of Human Right (ECHR) just took a decision in favour of the Spanish authorities, by endorsing the practice known as “push-back” of people trying to reach the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. Although another body of the Court had already condemned Spain in 2017 for this illegal practice, its Grand Chamber […]