Statements & Publications
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...
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...
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...
THE INDEPENDENCE OF LAWYERS MUST BE RESPECTED, AND THEY MUST NOT BE IDENTIFIED WITH THEIR CLIENTS - FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, ESPECIALLY THAT OF ACADEMICS, MUST BE RESPECTED BY THE TURKISH AUTHORITIES. (18.03.2016) More >>
Events & Conferences
ELDH will try to send observers to the following trials
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 Cidade Universitária, 1649-014 Lisboa
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)