Wednesday, April 24, 2019

IADL files Amicus to ICTR opposing transfer of cases to Rwanda

The IADL has consistently opposed the transfer of cases from the ICTR to Rwanda on the grounds that a defendant will not receive a...

Verdict issued by Permanent People’s Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds

"The Turkish state president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is directly responsible for the war crimes and the state crimes committed in particularly in the cities of the...

IADL International Appeal to Recognize Lula as a Political Prisoner and Win His Freedom

April 7th, 2019 marks the first anniversary of the imprisonment of Luis Ignacio Lula de Silva in Brazil, sentenced to 12 years in prison...

Interview with Leonard Weinglass, attorney for Antonio Guerrero

What follows is an interview conducted by Gloria La Riva, Coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, with Leonard Weinglass, the...

IADL UN Activities Bulletin – September 2011

The September 2011 report of UN Activities from the International Association of Democratic Lawyers contains reports from IADL representatives in Geneva, New York, Paris, and Vienna,...

IADL Resolution calling on the Philippine Government to Stop the Attacks on Lawyers

The Bureau of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers adopted the following resolution at its meeting in Lisbon on December 2, 2018, in response...

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

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

IADL Statement on the Current Situation in the Philippines

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers passed the following resolution at its meeting on 30 November in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Media in the...

Peaceful engagement and genuine dialogue are the only way to secure improvements to the...

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) thanks Mr. Quintana for the presentation of his report. We share the Special Rapporteur's view that peaceful...

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

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