Statements & Publications

01.08.2016

No extradition of Turkish Soldiers to Turkey

ELDH Statement

A significant legal and political case is under way in Greece regarding the eight Turkish military officers who surrendered themselves in Greece and sought asylum following the attempted military coup in Turkey. They sought shelter in Greece after participating in the coup attempt by a faction of the Turkish military...

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Keyword(s): Turkey, Human Rights

03.06.2016

European Lawyers appeal to annul bill lifting immunities of Turkish MP

ELDH[i] is highly alarmed concerning the vote in Turkey’s parliament which approved a bill to amend the Constitution to strip Members of Parliament of their immunity from prosecution, a move that paves the way for the trials of pro-Kurdish and other opposition...

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Keyword(s): Turkey

19.05.2016

The rights of refugees must be respected – they are not to be bargained away

ELDH Appeal to the WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT

The United Nation’s Secretary General has chosen Turkey, which is known for atrocious human rights violations, for the World Humanitarian Summit. The World Humanitarian Summit is taking place in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May 2016. There have been many protests against holding the summit in Turkey. This decision cannot be...

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Keyword(s): Turkey

Events & Conferences

Event dates: 24.01.17 00:01 to 24.08.16 00:00 | Location: Europe and elswhere

DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER - 2017

24 Januar 2017 - In solidarity with Egyptian Lawyers

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Keyword(s): Human Rights

Event date: 26.11.16 13:00 to 18:00 | Location: Brussels, Belgium

European Lawyers for Workers ELW - Plenary Assembly

26 November 2016, Centre de Congres & Restaurant Amazone, Middaglijnstraat 10 rue du Meridien, 1210 Brussel/Bruxelles, Belgium (near Metro Botanique, 15 minutes from Gare du Nord)

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Keyword(s): Europe

Event dates: 29.08.16 to 13.11.16 | Location: Lisbon (Portugal)

50th Anniversary of the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS and the INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

International Conference 10/11/12 November 2016, Lisbon Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal

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