The State of Emergency in France

Istanbul September 10, 2018 International conference law : Dark side of the moon, the normalization of the state of emergency and the situation of judiciary in Turkey 2nd Section: ECHR and Constitutional Court Under State of emergency in Turkey   Intervention Florian BORG Lawyer, member of the Lille Bar association General secretary of European democratic […]

Turkey’s State of Emergency

Our colleague Ceren Uysal participated recently in a press conference in Vienna dealing with the current situation in Turkey. We publish here her contribution.   First of all I would like to thank you for the opportunity to describe my point of view on what has been going on in Turkey recently. It means a […]

Communiqué sur les mineurs isolés et activistes La Roya

L’assemblée générale de l’AED qui s’est tenue à Nice a été l’occasion d’échanger sur la politique migratoire européenne, avec des activistes de l’association ROYA CITOYENNE, qui sont venus témoigner de la situation des migrants à la frontière franco-italienne. La vallée de la ROYA a été en effet, durant plusieurs mois, le théâtre d’une tragédie humaine […]

On the isolated minors and activists of the Roya Valley

The General Assembly of the AED-EDL has been held in Nice on the 9th and 10th of February 2018 and has provided us with the opportunity to discuss European migration policy with activists from the association ROYA CITIZEN who have testified of the situation of migrants on the Franco-Italian border. For several months the ROYA […]

Seventeen Turkish lawyers are in detention in different parts of the country; sixteen of them for several weeks.

On the 8th of November 2017, Selcuk Kozagacli, President of the ÇHD, a progressive association of lawyers and a member of the AED, was arrested with great violence and detained in Istanbul. The accusations against our colleague justifying his detention by the Turkish authorities consist of complicity in terrorism. Our colleague and friend Selcuk Kozagacli […]

On the Catalonian Referendum

The Bureau of the Association “AVOCATS EUROPEANS DEMOCRATES” (AED) -created 30 years ago and which has brought together associations and unions of European lawyers committed to the defense of the rights of people- has met in Berlin and notes with concern some of the reactions of the Spanish administrative and judicial authorities against the decision […]

Contro gli arresti degli avvocati in Turchia

Communicato di LegalTeam Italia. Desta grandissimo allarme la notizia dell’arresto di 23 colleghi in Turchia, accusati di far parte dell’organizzazione di Fetullah Gulem: accusa ormai adoperata dal governo turco per colpire e sbarazzarsi di ogni tipo di oppositori, o anche solo liberi pensatori non allineati con la politica del presidente Erdogan. Nei casi di questi […]

Le glas de la démocratie ne cesse de sonner en Turquie

COMMUNIQUE CONJOINT MEDEL – AED-EDL Le glas de la démocratie ne cesse de sonner en Turquie et le référendum constitutionnel tendant à donner les pleins pouvoirs à Recep Tayyip Edogan le fera résonner une nouvelle fois. La fin de l’état de droit démocratique en TURQUIE Tout se passe dans un contexte de répression arbitraire allant […]

Report on the International lawyer conference in Ankara

Report by Hans Gaasbeek about the international lawyer conference held in Ankara (Turkey) between the 13th and 15thof January, 2017 The ‘International Conference On Law, State of Emergency And Judicial System in Turkey’ was co-organized by different European lawyer organizations like: the AED (European Democratic Lawyers), the ELDH (European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights) and the Foundation Day […]

State of Emergency and Judicial System in Turkey

We greet you as organizers of the conference entitled “State of Emergency and Judicial System in Turkey”. This conference has historical significance, for the following reasons:. ● The conference is organized in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, in an environment dominated by the oppressive and coercive practices of the State of Emergency in Turkey. ● […]