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Human Rights Committee


This committee deals with, among other things, the selection procedure for the CCBE Human Rights Award as well as initiatives in support of endangered lawyers worldwide and cooperates with other lawyers’ organisations involved in this area through its network “Defense of the defenders”..

Members

    

VON RAUMER

      Stefan

      Germany

WITKOWSKA

      Magdalena

      Poland

ROOSBEEK

      Nathan

      

SCHUSZTER

      Michael

      Austria

HENRY

      Patrick

      Belgium

HEYMANS

      Johan

      Belgium

HRISTOVA

      Eli

      Bulgaria

BALIK

      Stanislav

      Czech Republic

NOVAK

      Jiri

      Czech Republic

HEMMER

      Per

      Denmark

ASTRUC GAVALDA

      Patricia

      France

AYTAC

      Rusen

      France

BOUYSSOU

      Jacques

      France

MÜHL-JÄCKEL

      Margarete

      Germany

ANAGNOSTAKIS

      Alexis

      Greece

EFSTATHIOS

      Analytis

      Greece

KOUNTOURI

      Christina

      Greece

LATHOURI

      Maria

      Greece

KOPAR

      Bernadett

      Hungary

CLISSMANN

      Alma

      Ireland

O'SULLIVAN

      Joseph

      Ireland

BELLONI

      Silvia

      Italy

CAIA

      Francesco

      Italy

GIOVENE DI GIRASOLE

      Roberto

      Italy

VILLARI

      Giovanni

      Italy

SUTKIENĖ

      Eugenija

      Lithuania

LANOUE

      Sébastien

      Luxembourg

BZDYN

      Agata

      Poland

KLIMA-PIOTROWSKA

      Natalia

      Poland

METELSKA

      Justyna

      Poland

SLAZAK

      Maria

      Poland

BRILMAN

      Marina

      United Kingdom

DOHERTY

      Fiona

      United Kingdom

Documents

CCBE response to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers (06/12/2021)

      

CCBE Comments on the Pilot Judgment Procedure of the European Court of Human Rights (24/06/2010)

      

CCBE Position on the European Commission Proposal for a Council Regulation Establishing an EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (23/02/2006)

      

CCBE response to the Communication from the Commission on the creation of a Fundamental Rights Agency (22/12/2004)

    

CCBE Position on the organisation of the defence before the International Criminal Court (12/04/2002)

      

Turkey: Following the tragic death of lawyer Ebru Timtik, the CCBE calls on the EU and Turkish authorities to take urgent measures to prevent the death of lawyer Ayta...

      

Turkey: Independence, integrity and freedom of expression of the legal profession at stake (29/06/2020)

    

The CCBE expresses its shock over the murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum (18/09/2019)

    

Endangered lawyers

      

Threats to the Legal Profession (2019)

      

The European Court of Human Rights Questions Answers for Lawyers (23/04/2014)

          

CCBE recommandations for Stockholm Programme (16/10/2009)

      

Joint Statement: The Philippines attacks against lawyers escalating (17/09/2019)

      

UIA - AIJA - CCBE Joint Statement Situation of Lawyers in Iran (25/06/2019)

        

Joint Statement on the situation of lawyers in Turkey (05/04/2019)

      

Statement of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) on the ongoing crackdown against lawyers in Turkey (05/04/2018)

      

Statement of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) related to the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová (05/03/2018)

    

Resolution of the Plenary Session of Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (24/11/2017)

      

Joint Statement by lawyers judges and journalists on the ongoing crackdown on the rule of law in Turkey (05/04/2017)

      

Joint Statement on Fair Trial (23/03/2017)

      

Joint Statement on the possible reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey (20/10/2016)

      

Statement Death Penalty (10/10/2016)

      

CCBE Statement on the European Union accession to the European Convention on Human Rights (July 2013)

      

CCBE Resolution on the Fight against the Death Penalty (31/03/2006)

      

CCBE Statement on the balance between security and justice in anti terrorist legislation (19/11/2005)

      

CCBE Resolution on Human Rights and the Rule of Law (27/11/2004)

      

Links

Human Rights Portal

Human Rights Letters

Human Rights Award

Avocats sans Frontières