THE PHILIPPINES: ATTACKS AGAINST LAWYERS ESCALATING

Texte en français 17 September 2019 We, the undersigned organizations, lawyers, and members of the legal profession, express deep concern over the increasing attacks against lawyers in the Philippines and the oppressive working environment they face since the start of President Duterte’s administration. We call on the Duterte Government to adequately protect the safety and independence of lawyers and end […]

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Law Professor retained in The Philippines

The Foundation DAY OF ENDANGERED LAWYER and the AED (European Democratic Lawyers) denounce the inadmissible treatment inflicted by the Philippine authorities on the Australian law professor Gill Boehringer, a fervent defender of human rights and minorities in the Philippines.   The 8th of August upon arrival in Manila to join his wife of Philippine nationality, he has been refused entry […]

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Report: The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2015

On January 23rd 2015, on the occasion of the 5th International Day of the Endangered Lawyer, rallies were held outside embassies and consulates of the Philippines in many European capitals and cities (Adana, Ankara, Alanya, Antalya, Anvers, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Essen, Ginebra, The Hague, Istanbul, Izmir, London, Madrid, Manila, Milan, Paris, Rome and Vienna). These demonstrations aim at supporting […]

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DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – 23rd January 2015

PRESS RELEASE Lawyers under Death Threat in the Philippines Lawyers all over Europe protest this day in Ankara, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bern, Bilbao, Brussels, Düsseldorf, The Hague, Istanbul, Izmir, London, Madrid, Manila, Milan, Paris, Rome and Vienna. This year the Day of the endangered Lawyer is focussed on lawyers in the Philippines who are murdered and who receive death threats […]

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Letter to the Philippine Ambassador in France

SYNDICAT DES AVOCATS DE FRANCE Le président   Madame l’Ambassadeur, Le Syndicat des Avocats de France, membre de l’organisation européenne AED (Avocats Européens Démocrates), a été alerté sur la situation de nos confrères philippins qui n’a cessé de se dégrader malgré plusieurs alertes internationales. Le nombre d’agressions et d’assassinats d’avocats philippins n’a cessé d’augmenter, sans que l’état ne semble s’en […]

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Lawyers in the Philippines

Malaga, 27th January 2007 The European Democratic Lawyers have been informed of the dramatic situation of lawyers and judges in the Philippines during their General Assembly in Malaga on Saturday, the 27th of January 2007. Since the year 2001, 17 lawyers and 11 judges have been murdered. Most of them were engaged in the fight for the respect of Human […]

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