IADL statement on Russian military actions in Ukraine

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEMOCRATIC LAWYERS ON THE RUSSIAN MILITARY ACTIONS IN UKRAINE The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) issues this statement in response to the military actions taken by the Russian military against the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the grave threat to international peace and security...

International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) adopted a resolution against National Security Law in South Korea

Resolution of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers calling for the complete repeal of the National Security Law in South Korea The International Association of Democratic Lawyers calls on President Moon Jae-in to completely abolish the National Security Law in South Korea. 1. The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL)...

COLAP Resolution on Afghanistan Situation October 16th, 2021 Resurgence of Taliban government in Afghanistan a serious threat to South Asian security and Rule of Law

The Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and Pacific (COLAP) has expressed deep concern over the 'dramatic' and dangerous incident of the Taliban's seizure of power in Afghanistan. The COLAP adopted a resolution on the latest developments in Afghanistan on 16th October 2021 during its EC meeting.The COLAP Executive Committee said...

Asia-Pacific Lawyers Oppose the Election of Harry Roque, Jr to the UN International Law Commission

The Confederation of Lawyers in Asia and the Pacific (COLAP) opposes the candidacy of Herminio “Harry” Roque, Jr, the spokesman of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, to the UN International Law Commission. COLAP stands in solidarity with the Human Rights defenders in the Philippines, and particularly, with its member, the National...

COLAP condemns the South Korean government’s illegal and unreasonable detention of Kim Ryon-hee, a Pyongyang citizen, and we convey our request as follows

1. The South Korean government does not connive and prolong the pain and misfortune of Pyongyang Citizen Kim Ryon-hee, who is forced to break up with their North Korean families and North Korean restaurant employees who were kidnapped. We urge the South Korean government to engage in inter-Korean dialogues to resolve...

COLAP Resolution on Rohingya Situation October 16th, 2021 COLAP condemns killing of Rohingya leader Mohibullah and crime against humanity committed by Myanmar military junta

The Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and Pacific (COLAP) has strongly condemns brutal murder of Rohingya community leader Mohibullah and seriously protest against ongoing crime against humanity committed by military junta of Myanmar. The COLAP adopted a resolution in this regard on the latest developments in Myanmar on 16th October...