The 30th Anniversary of the UN basic principles on the role of lawyers | Joint statement

See the full PDF (ENG) for all signatories Full PDF (FR) The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), recognised as the voice of the European legal profession, unites the Bars and Law Societies of 45 European Countries, including the 27 EU Member States. Through them, the CCBE … [Read more...]

30th anniversary of UN Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers | Press release

See video (8 min, 20 sec) IBAHRI marks 30th anniversary of UN Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada has joined the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) in launching a number of initiatives, including a recent video calling on the … [Read more...]

Turkey: Discontinue criminal investigations against Ankara and Diyarbakir Bar Associations | Joint letter

Full PDF (ENG) Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada is among ten lawyers' organizations expressing concern about criminal investigations launched in Turkey against the Ankara Bar Association and the Diyarbakir Bar Association for “openly disrespect[ing] the religious belief of a group” (article … [Read more...]