Statements & Publications

02.05.2017

Action needed on Western Sahara

Letter to H.E. Ms Nikki Haley Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary United States Mission to the United Nations

As we have outlined to you in previous letters, the lack of progress in ending the occupation of Western Sahara is untenable.  We remain dismayed by the failure of the UN Security Council to protect the men, women and children of Western Sahara from beatings, sexual violence, unfair trials and torture at the hand...

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28.04.2017

Letter of Support for Palestinian Hunger Strikers from Lawyers, Legal Workers, Law Students and Legal Organizations

Over 200 lawyers, law students, legal workers and legal organizations have come together to sign the following letter in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Additional signatures are welcome - you may sign on at the form, or send your signature...

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12.02.2017

Activity Report - DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER 2017

In solidarity with Egyptian lawyers

In 2017 ELDH commemorated the Day of the Endangered Lawyer to lawyers in Egypt who were threatened and attacked because they defended human rights activists and victims of human rights violations. Prostests were organized in the following 10 countries: Austria,

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Keyword(s): Human Rights