Statements & Publications


BHRC raises concern over potential changes to the Polish judiciary

BHRC has today released a Statement of Concern to the British Ambassador in Poland, raising serious concern over proposed changes to the Polish judiciary. The changes would give the Polish government substantial influence over the appointment of judges, eroding the independence of the judiciary and threatening...


Keyword(s): Europe


The press should respect the law and the “International principles of conduct of journalists” by the International Federation of Journalists

ELDH Statement

ELDH is utmost concerned about articles in the Turkish press in which the Turkish lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı, who is also member of the ELDH Executive Committee, is defamed and accused of crimes in a way which violates international and European law as well as the “International principles of conduct of journalists” by...


Keyword(s): Turkey

Events & Conferences

Event dates: 11.07.17 to 16.12.17 | 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: 22.09.17 to 24.09.17 | Location: Şirince, Izmir, Turkey

International Conference on Academic Freedom

organized by the INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACADEMY OF THE AEGEAN, 22 - 24 September 2017, Nesin Maths and Philosophy Village / Şirince, Izmir, Turkey


Keyword(s): Turkey

Event date: 11.11.17 09:30 to 18:00 | Location: London

European Union, Brexit – the future of workers’ rights

European Conference, 11th November 2017, London, Diskus Centre at Unite, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8T