The Arrested Lawyers Initiative, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Italian Federation for Human Rights, Italian National Bar Association and Justice Abroad arranged a conference bringing together international experts, human rights defenders, lawyers, and practitioners to discuss the impact… Read More ›
Joint Statement: NGOs call on the EU to consider sanctioning Turkey’s human rights abusers
Statement on European Union’s new Global Human Rights Sanctions (The Magnitsky Law) and Turkey We, the undersigned organizations, welcome the European Union’s new Global Human Rights Sanctions (The Magnitsky Law) regime which will enable the EU to address serious human… Read More ›
Joint Statement: Free Nasrin Sotoudeh
Together with 25 organisations, the Arrested Lawyers Initiative has called on the Iran authorities to release lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and withdraw all charges against her, vacate any convictions and sentences imposed on her, and put an end to all acts of harassment against her.
Press Release: Launch of Turkey Human Rights Accountability Project
Launch of Turkey Human Rights Accountability Project aimed at Sanctioning Human Rights Abusers in Turkey Using the United Kingdom’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations
Joint Statement on the Arrest of 55 Lawyers in Ankara, Turkey (16.9.2020)
22 NGOs and Bar Associations across the World condemned the ongoing mass-arrest campaigns against Turkish lawyers.
Interview: Adv. Francesco Caia of CNF and OIAD
We have initiated a new project in which we will publish a series of brief interviews with prominent European lawyers, academics and executives of judges’ associations. Our first interview is with Adv. Francesco Caia, who is the Coordinator for Human Rights and International Relations of the Italian National Bar Association (CNF) and Vice-President of the International Observatory for Endangered Lawyers.