Statements & Publications

02.07.2015

Respect Democracy in Greece – give priority to social rights and not to financial interests

ELDH - open letter to the European Commission:

On 27th June 2015, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum in Greece for July 5 on whether to approve a package of austerity measures demanded by the European Union (EU) in exchange for extending loans to avert Greek state bankruptcy. The referendum is provided for by the Greek constitution where a...

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27.05.2015

Conference - EUROPEAN CITIZENS WITHOUT DEFENCE - ACCESS TO JUSTICE, 8th May 2015, Madrid

Conference organized by: ALA – Asociación Libre de Abogados, EDL - European Democratic Lawyers, in cooperation with ELDH - European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights

Available Speeches held at the conference (will be updated) Nicola Canestrini, Roverero
Legal aid in Europe (summary), Marta Clapés, Barcelona

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Keyword(s): Social Rights

08.05.2015

ELDH Statement – Fact Finding Mission concerning detained Basque Lawyers in Spain

We have come to Madrid to investigate the circumstances of the arrest and the detention of Basque lawyers who are well known as defence lawyers for Basque activists - or as alleged terrorists, as the prosecutor will say. We are wondering why 12 lawyers from Basque country were  arrested in January, why their...

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Keyword(s): Human Rights