ELDH demands the immediate release of CHD lawyers from prison

Since November 2017 Selçuk KOZAĞAÇLI , the president of ÇHD, the Progressive Lawyers Association has been detained in pre-trial solitary confinement in the Silivri prison camp. He is suffering as a result of the isolation. His repeated demands for occasional contact with other prisoners have been rejected. Selçuk...


Keyword(s): Human Rights


Presentation of the Verdict of the Judges of Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

at the European Parliament, Brussels, 24 May 2018

A session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal on alleged violations of international law and international humanitarian law by the Turkish Republic and its officials in their relations with the Kurdish people and their organisations took place in Paris, France on 15 and 16 March 2018.


Conferences and other activities

Event dates: 01.01.18 to 31.12.18 | Location: Ankara, Gümüşhane, Istanbul, Munich, Rabat, Kiev

Political trials against lawyers and political activists in Turkey and other countries

ELDH will try to send observers to the following trials


Event dates: 07.09.18 09:00 to 09.09.18 00:00 | Location: Istanbul

International Conference on Law, State of Emergency and Judicial System in Turkey-2

LOCATION: Istanbul Barosu Konferans Salonu (Istanbul Bar Association) İstiklal Caddesi Orhan Adli Apaydın Sokak Taksim / İSTANBUL 7 - 9 September 2018 organised by: the Bar Associations in Istanbul, Ankara,...


Keyword(s): Turkey

Event date: 20.10.18 10:00 to 19:00 | Location: Berlin

25 Jahre PKK-Verbot – 25 Jahre Repression und Demokratieabbau im Dienste der deutschen Außenpolitik

Konferenz - 20. Oktober 2018 im Karl-Liebknecht-Haus, Rosa-Luxemburg-Saal, Kleine Alexanderstraße 28, 10178 Berlin, 10.00 Uhr – 19.00 Uhr


Keyword(s): Turkey

Event dates: 02.11.18 09:30 to 04.11.18 13:00 | Location: Izmir

International Human Rights Regime in Crisis

Second International Human Rights Academy of the Aegean, Nesin Maths Village, Şirince, Izmir, Turkey, 2 till 4 November 2018


Keyword(s): Turkey, Human Rights