SEMINAR: COOPERATION AND TORTURE, 2007 (KØBENHAVN, DENMARK)

A seminar by The Dagbladet Politiken and Retssikkerhedsfonden in collaboration with Danish Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims (RCT), International Commission of Jurists, Danish section (ICJ), and European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) are arranging a seminar and open debate on "Cooperation and Torture"

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ECCHR CONFERENCE ON RENDITION, 2007 (BERLIN, GERMANY)

In this public conference, organized by ECCHR in collaboration with Amnesty International, Germany and the Republican Lawyers Association (RAV) , lawyers and activists will discuss violations of legal standards and human rights in the “War on Terror”.

Supported by: Holtfort Foundation, Medico International and Stiftung Menschenrechte (German Foundation for Human Rights).

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ECCHR PRACTITIONERS WORKSHOP ON RENDITION, 2007 (BERLIN, GERMANY)

In the first week of October 2007 the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) organized a practitioners´ workshop on CIA-rendition flights and torture in Berlin. The two day workshop took place in the Staatsratsgebäude (former building of the GDR State Council). Nowadays it accommodates the Hertie School of Governance which hosted the meeting of 25 practitioners from more than 10 countries.

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ECCHR RENDITION CONFERENCE, 2007 (WARSAW, POLAND)

In the discussion about extraordinary renditions of suspected terrorists throughout Europe, carried out by the CIA and the secret detention of those persons, Poland comes up in a lot of ways. Poland is accused not only of having permitted CIA flights to use Polish airports; moreover there is a strong suspicion that on Polish soil there was a secret detention and interrogation prison.

This public meeting will bring together, for the first time, lawyers and other practitioners from these countries with experienced international lawyers, including several who are working on rendition cases, in order to explore strategies for exposing wrongdoing by these governments and holding them accountable.

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