Day of the Endangered Lawyer

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7th Day Of the Endangered Lawyer with the focus on the persecuted and harassed Chinese lawyers on the 24th of January 2017 in appr. 30 cities*     Every January 24th lawyers around the world support endangered lawyers in other countries by holding protests in front of the Embassies and Consulates of a designated country, holding meetings, press conferences and other activities. This time the designated […]

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Basic Report about the oppression of lawyers in China

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Approximately 300,000 lawyers are practising in China. Lawyers in China are closely monitored by the State for their work. Apart from direct intervention from the judicial bureaus and the lawyers association, lawyers are kept under control also by a controversial Annual Inspection system. In order to continue their practice, lawyers have to submit their lawyer’s licence to the judicial bureau, […]

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7th Day Of the Endangered Lawyer with the focus on the persecuted and harassed Chinese lawyers on the 24th of January 2017 in around 30 cities

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Every January 24th lawyers around the world support endangered lawyers in other countries by holding protests in front of the Embassies and Consulates of a designated country, holding meetings, press conferences and other activities. This time the designated country will be China, which unleashed a massive crackdown against lawyers in July 2015. Before these mass arrests, many lawyers were already harassed […]

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Another lawyer under threat in Turkey

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To: ANTALYA CHIEF PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE (ANTALYA CUMHURİYET BAŞSAVCILIĞI’NA) 2016/69739 No. Fax Number: + 90 242 237 11 11 (Turkey)   Créteil, Barcelona and Amsterdam, October 24, 2016. European Democratic Lawyers (AED-EDL) are very concerned about the news that the former director member of ÇHD Antalya – Çağdaş Hukukçular -Progressive Lawyers Association, the advocate Özden SALDIRAN was arrested 9 days […]

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European Lawyers demand: release MUNİP ERMIS immediately!

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The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) and the European Democratic Lawyers (AED-EDL) are gravely concerned about the news that the Vice President of CHD – Çağdaş Hukukçular Derneği – (Progressive Lawyers Association), lawyer Münip Ermiş was taken into custody this morning. His house and his office were searched. His is the one of the names in a […]

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Migrants outlawed- International Conference

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International Conference SAF / AED on the 23rd and 24th of September 2016 ​​Free movement within Europe … this ideal seems to be receding day by day, European governments are unable to implement a common policy for the accommodation of migrants and are taking instead increasingly hard and inhumane measures of expulsion and repression. Faced with the Europeanization of restrictive […]

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Update on Trials in Turkey

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A colleague in Istanbul, the lawyer Elvan Olkun, has sent us an update of the trials taking place in Turkey at the moment: 1. Trial of the members of  ÖHD (ÖZGÜRLÜKÇÜ HUKUKÇULAR DERNEĞI – ASSOCIATION OF LAWYERS FOR FREEDOM) 12 lawyers, members of ÖHD (Özgürlükçü Hukukçular Derneği – Association of Lawyers for Freedom) are being tried in front of the 14th […]

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