In solidarity with the striking French lawyers

Les Avocats Européens Démocrates (AED), dénoncent les faits et montrent leur solidarité avec leurs confrères et leurs consœurs qui protestaient au Palais de Justice de Lille contre la réforme de l’Aide Juridictionnelle en France, et qui ont été évacués de force par la police et chargés par les CRS . Des faits similaires se produisent […]

We are close to the victims of Ankara

The EDL, the association of European Democratic Lawyers, is close to the Turkish and Kurdish people hardly hit by the attack carried out in Ankara on October 10th during a peaceful demonstration organized by non-governmental organizations, trade unions and the HDP, the Party, which won in June together with the coalition of Kurdish party and […]

Concern due to measures imposed on lawyers

PRESS RELEASE Concern due to the disproportionate precautionary measures imposed against Arantza Zulueta, Jon Enparantza and José Campo The Association of Democratic Lawyers previously expressed their concern about the arrest and the hardness of the precautionary measures taken against the Basque Lawyers Arantza Zulueta, Jon Enparantza and José Campo and also denounced the persecution of […]

Arrest of three Basque Lawyers

PRESS RELEASE London, Düsseldorf, Farciennes 21 July 2014 The European Lawyers Associations AED and ELDH have received information concerning several situations of grave concern in relation with the pressure and persecution Basque lawyers are suffering. First, we express our concern over the arrest and imprisonment of the three Basque lawyers Jon Enparantza, Arantza Zulueta and […]


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 […]


THE VIOLENCE IN BOLZANETO IS CONFIRMED WE HAVE TRUTH BUT NO JUSTICE Seven years after the events and four years after the beginning of the trial, the Court of Genoa has only partially done justice to the victims of the Bolzaneto lager. The gravest violations of fundamental rights have been confirmed like the inhuman treatment […]


TO THE CONSEJO GENERAL DE LA ABOGACÍA ESPAÑOLA (GENERAL COUNCIL OF SPANISH LAWYERS) The international Association of which I am president, the European Democratic Lawyers (AED) has had knowledge of serious procedural incidents during the oral hearings being held at the 3rd Section of the Audiencia Nacional (Case 18/98), through several of our members who […]