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"Avvocati minacciati - Endangered lawyers"

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Le persecuzioni agli avvocati sono in aumento, e non solo in regimi cd. autoritari. Chi difende i difensori? Presentazione del progetto "Avvocati minacciati - Endangered lawyers" dell'Unione camere penali, II Open Day, Rimini, 11 giugno 2016.

Attacks on defense lawyers and on right of defense are increasing. Who defends defense lawyers? Presentation of the Project "Avvocati minacciati - Endangered lawyers" of the Italian National Criminal Lawyers Association in Rimini (June 2016).

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"Avvocati minacciati - Endangered lawyers"

  1. 1. «ENDANGERED LAWYERS» PROJECT BY UNIONE DELLE CAMERE PENALI ITALIANE THE ITALIAN CRIMINAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION WWW.CAMEREPENALI.IT
  2. 2. "Endangered Lawyer” Project, UCPI, Italy 
 WHY AN «ENDANGERED LAWYERS» PROJECT? ATTACKS ON LAWYERS OCCUR EVEN NOWADAYS EVERYWHERE THE WORLD. THEY ARE INCREASING IN FREQUENCY. MORE THAN 1000 LAWYERS AND LEGAL WORKERS HAVE BEEN KILLED OR DISAPPEARED IN THE PAST SEVERAL DECADES (SOURCE. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PEOPLE'S LAWYERS) THERE IS A SPECIFIC FOUNDATION, CALLED "DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER", BORN IN ORDER TO CALL FOR ATTENTION ON A SPECIFIC DAY TO THREATENED HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYERS WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO ONE DESIGNATED COUNTRY.
  3. 3. “Governments shall ensure that lawyers are able to perform all of their professional functions without intimidation, hindrance, harassment or improper interference; (..) Lawyers shall not be identified with their clients or their clients' causes as a result of discharging their functions.” Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers” nn. 16 – 18 (United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Havana, September 1990 "Endangered Lawyer” Project, UCPI, Italy
  4. 4. “Endangered Lawyers” Project refers to UCPI’s workgroups European criminal Law International Lawyers Project coordinators are Mr. Ezio Menzione Mr. Nicola Canestrini 2016

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