Lawyers under threat

    Everywhere in the world lawyers and independent judges are more and more under threat. Death squads in the Philippines killed several lawyers, independent judges in Pakistan are under attack, in Turkey lawyers are criminalised etc.

    IADL is organizing solidarity with progressive lawyers everywhere in the world that are subject to pressure, intimidation and persecution.

    IADL Protests the Arrest of Lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı and Demands his...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) is a non-governmental organization of human rights lawyers around the world.  IADL has been accredited by ECOSOC...

    IADL Trial Observation Report on the Hearing of Barkın Timtik in...

    The following report was issued by the members of the IADL/ELDH trial observation team at the hearing of Turkish lawyer Barkin Timtik on 16...

    Help Support IADL Trial Observer Delegation to Turkey

    Please contribute to help IADL international lawyers form an international trial observer delegation to the case of Turkish human rights lawyer Barkin Timtik. Donate...

    Statement by Democratic Lawyers Association (Pakistan) about terrorist attack on lawyers...

    A tragic incident of barbaric attack on lawyers in the city of Quetta on 8th August, 2016.   A terrorist firstly short down the President of...

    Statement: Dramatic Deterioration of Human Rights Situation in Turkey

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM) submitted the following statement on 15 March 2016 to the United...

    IADL statement on the murder of Tahir Elçi

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), a non-governmental organization with consultative status to the Council on Economic and Social Affairs of the United...

    NUPL press statement: Until ‘butchers’ in Ampatuan massacre are convicted, lawyers...

    As a symbolic way to demand speedy justice for the victims of the Ampatuan town massacre, human rights law group, National Union of Peoples'...

    Statement by Democratic Lawyers Association Pakistan

    The Democratic Lawyers Association Pakistan affiliated with International Association of Democratic Lawyers issued the following statement; The executive order passed today, March 16, 2009 by...

    Resolution on the call for protection of the Secretary General of...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers has been informed that Miguel Angel Gonzalez Reyes, the Secretary General of Colombian democratic lawyers, is about to...

    IADL bureau condemns the continuing attacks against lawyers and judges in...

    The IADL bureau condemned in its meeting in Paris  the continuing attacks against lawyers and judges in the Philippines and urges the Philippine Government...

    Atty. Edre Olalia adresses UN Human Rights Council on behalf of...

    Speaking before the United Nations Human Right Council’s (UNHRC) 7th session on March 13, lawyer Edre Olalia backed the recommendation of Hina Jilani, special...

    IADL Strongly Condemns The Continued Arrests Of Lawyers and Judges and...

    On November 6, 2007 the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) issued a statement strongly condemning the State of Emergency imposed on the people...

    Statement of IADL demanding reinstatement of Pakistan Chief Justice Chaudhry

    May 12th, 2007 IADL issued a statement demanding the reinstatement of Chief Justice of Pakistan, and condemning attempts to terrorize the lawyers who are organizing...

    Philippines: Attacks on lawyers

    Excerpt from Repression & Resistance, The Filipino People vs Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, George W. Bush, et. al., Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Second Session on the Philippines,...

    Seeking Answers: Probing Political Persecution, Repression & Human Rights Violations in...

    A joint Women’s Human Rights Delegation on behalf of IADL, the Center for Constitutional Rights, the International Justice Network and the National Lawyers Guild...

    Philippines blacklisting human rights lawyers

    CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CALL FOR CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION INTO BLACKLISTING OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYERS BY THE PHILIPPINES CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CALL FOR CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION INTO BLACKLISTINGOF...

    Report: Mission to Istanbul in relation to the situation of prisoners...

    The following report was created by Georges Henri Beauthier and Jan Fermon, lawyers at the Brussels Bar, from their 2006 mission to Istanbul in...

    Resolution on the attacks on civil liberties in the Philippines

    IADL expresses serious concern at its bureau meeting in Havana over human rights violations in the Philippines Further to our unanimous resolution on June 10,...