Palestine and the Middle East

    Throughout its history IADL has organised campaigns and activities in defence of the rights of the Palestinian people. IADL opposed aggression by Israel against its neighbours and promoted the respect for international law in the area.

    IADL Statements and News on Palestine

    IADL urges strong international action to stop Israeli annexation of Palestinian...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers sent the following letter to all embassies of United Nations member states in New York, in response to...

    30 April, online event: Palestine solidarity – international lawyers taking the...

    The Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, an IADL member association, is hosting a Zoom webinar on 30 April on solidarity with Palestine and the...

    IADL statement on COVID-19: Lift all unilateral coercive measures

    Read online: English | Spanish | French | Portuguese Download PDF of statement in: English | Spanish | French | Portuguese THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEMOCRATIC...

    Call for Intervention before It is too Late: PCHR Warns that...

    The following statement is republished from the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, an IADL member association: Ref: 22/2020  The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) follows...

    IADL amicus brief urges ICC to confirm jurisdiction in Palestine

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers filed an amicus curiae brief with the International Criminal Court on 16 March 2020, urging the court to...

    IADL Calls for Freedom for Khalida Jarrar, Accountability for Torture of...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers condemns in the strongest terms the arrest of Palestinian parliamentarian, leftist and feminist Khalida Jarrar. Jarrar, 56, was...

    IADL Resolution on the Rights of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers condemns the ongoing Israeli attacks on Palestinian human rights defenders. Most recently, Laith Abu Zeyad, Amnesty International campaigner...

    IADL statement against the political ban on Khaled Barakat in Germany

      The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) a non-governmental organization founded in 1946 with consultative status with ECOSOC, opposes in the strongest terms the...

    ELDH, VDJ and International League for Human Rights demand freedom of...

      The journalist Khaled Barakat was forbidden to take part in an event in Berlin with the topic, "Palestine and the Arabs - American Deal...

    IADL affirms Syrian sovereignty over the Golan Heights, rejects illegitimate Trump...

    The following resolution was adopted at the IADL Bureau meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 6 April 2019: The International Association of Democratic Lawyers strongly...

    Video: Palestinian lawyers urge support for political prisoners

    Palestinian lawyer Rania Ghosheh sent the following video to the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and the Portuguese Association of Democratic Jurists,...

    Ongoing work around the world: IADL updates for December 2018

    The following report is modified from the presentation given by Jeanne Mirer, President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, to the...

    International Lawyers Campaign for the Investigation and Prosecution of the Crimes...

    English | español | français | عربى | italiano Invitation to Sign | Petition | Notes | Sign On | Signatures Invitation to Sign We, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers,1 invite you to join lawyers,...

    IADL delegation meets International Criminal Court prosecution team

    The Hague, Netherlands - On Monday 28 May 2018 a high level delegation of IADL Bureau members met at the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

    IADL Statement to the UN Human Rights Council on Israeli violations...

    The following statement was delivered by Micol Savia, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers' representative to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, on Friday,...

    IADL condemns Israeli attacks on unarmed civilians in the Gaza Strip

      The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), a non-governmental organization founded in 1946, with members and member associations throughout the world, condemns in the...

    IADL Statement on Trump’s Declaration on Jerusalem: Balfour Declaration Will Not...

    Balfour Declaration Will not Recur The Palestinian Right to Jerusalem is An International Law that Cannot be Given away by Political Measures and Statements In a...

    Video: Jan Fermon of IADL at European Conference on Israeli Settlements

    The following talk was given by Jan Fermon, General Secretary of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, on 6 November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium,...

    IADL requests the Human Rights Council to endorse the ESCWA report...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyer (IADL) deeply regrets the UN Secretary General's request to withdraw the report titled “Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian...

    IADL oral statement on Human rights situation in Palestine and other...

    The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) reiterates its deep concern over Israel's lack of cooperation with United Nations bodies and mechanisms. Mr. Wibisono's...

    International legal and human rights organizations echo Palestinian call for action...

    As international legal and human rights organizations, we endorse the below statement issued by the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council and urge UN bodies,...

    IADL condemns illegal Israeli aggression in Gaza

    IADL CONDEMNS ILLEGAL ISRAELI AGGRESSION IN GAZA IN THE STRONGEST POSSIBLE TERMS AND CALLS UPON THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO END ISRAEL'S IMPUNITY AND TO...

    Gaza Declaration of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers

    From September 24th to 28th, 2012, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), a non-governmental organization of progressive lawyers from all over the world with consultative...

    Veto to oppose the admission of Palestine is illegal and must...

    September 25th, 2011 IADL submitted a resolution to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon arguing that the use of a veto to oppose the...