Resolution on “Defend the Defenders” – Warszawa, 22.09.18

The General Assembly of the European Bars Federation (FBE), which represents 250 member Bars of Europe and their one million member lawyers, gathered in Warsaw on the 22nd of September 2018 and considered the resolutions proposed by the different commissions of the FBE warning about the current situation on:

  • the violations of the rule of law in a number of countries of the Council of Europe;
  • the attack against the independence of the judicial system;
  • the violations of the right of defence;

 Decides unanimously

to create a working group with the aim of fighting strongly these violations before the National and International Institutions and Authorities.