BEFORE THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS OF: European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH), European Democratic Lawyers (EDL), Association of Lawyers for Freedom (ÖHD), and Progressive Lawyers’ Association (ÇHD) ON THE APPLICATIONS: No. 1712/21         K.K. v. Greece No. 2871/21         I.M. v. Greece, No. 3104/21         S.K. v. Greece, No. 3111/21         S.A. v. Greece, No. 3118/21         L.M. […]

Massive Espionage on seven Spanish Lawyers using the Pegasus programme

TO THE OBSERVATOIRE INTERNATIONAL DES AVOCATS EN DANGER (OIAD) INFORMATION ON MASSIVE ESPIONAGE PERPETRATED ON SEVEN SPANISH LAWYERS USING THE PEGASUS PROGRAM The indiscriminate ‘hacking’ using the PEGASUS spy program that was carried out on pro-independence politicians, has also affected seven lawyers: Gonzalo Boye Tusset, Josep Costa, Jaume Alonso Cuevillas, Andreu Van den Eyden, Joaquim […]

TO THE EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE AND INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT (CPT)

This communication is addressed to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT). We respectfully ask the CPT on the Day of the Lawyers in Turkey, to organize a follow-up visit to İmralı Prison and in particular to examine the government’s refusal to permit lawyers to visit their clients who are under isolation in […]

The Ban of the People’s Democratic Party

The undersigned organisations, active in the field of democracy and human rights protection and promotion, are deeply concerned about the ongoing case before the Constitutional Court in Turkey regarding closure of the opposition party Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). HDP was founded on October 15, 2012 and has since been a vital part of political life […]

The Invasion of Ukraine

(Français plus en bas) The AED-EDL denounces the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and wishes to express its solidarity with the Ukrainian lawyers and more generally with the whole population living in Ukraine and all the people suffering the consequences of the conflict. The military offensive is incompatible with the respect for the […]

Fascist Attack in Rome

On Saturday 9th October, during a demonstration in Rome (Italy) led by exponents of fascist groups, dozens of demonstrators invaded the headquarters of the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL), one of the largest confederal trade unions in Italy. This attack recalls the attacks on the Chambers of Labour by fascist squads in 1920, 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 […]

Joint Statement – IFTD

Download the statement Today, 14 June 2021, marks the inaugural International Fair Trial Day (IFTD) which will be observed for the first time worldwide. The focus country of the IFTD this year is Turkey, a country that is and has been suffering for many years, from systemic human rights violations and a serious lack of […]