Statements & Publications

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 8 countries: Austria,

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Keyword(s): Human Rights

30.11.2016

Lawyers warn of the formation of a fascist dictatorship in Turkey

Appeal of European Lawyers - other lawyers' organisations and individual lawyers are welcome to sign

The complete elimination of political opposition in a society, in particular of the democratic forces of civil society, is a typical indicator of  the potential formation of a fascist dictatorship. For many years severe human rights violations and disrespect for  fundamental democratic rules have been...

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21.11.2016

For the ratification and implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

ELDH - Appeal to European States - 25th November 2016, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) calls upon European states to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (the Istanbul Convention), if they have not done so yet. The Istanbul Convention was opened...

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Keyword(s): Human Rights

Events & Conferences

Event dates: 01.03.17 to 21.04.17 | Location: Istanbul, Midyat, Munich

Political trials against lawyers and political activists from Turkey

ELDH will try to send observers to the following trials

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Event dates: 12.05.17 14:00 to 13.05.17 13:00 | Location: Florence

The Progressive Development of Labour Law in Europe - regaining the initiative

European Labour Law Conference - languages Italian, English, German (with simultaneous translation) - Auditorium di Sant’Apollonia, Via S. Gallo, 25, 50129 Firenze - register now !

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Keyword(s): Europe, Labour Law