In order to ensure that the rule of law and applicable procedures are upheld in reacting to the protests surrounding the G20 summit in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017, the Association of Republican Lawyers (Republikanischer Anwältinnen- und Anwälteverein e.V. - RAV) and several lawyers have set up a Legal Team of Lawyers (anwaltlicher Notdienst) in close cooperation with the Activist’s Legal Team (Ermittlungsausschuss - EA), the Red Aid (Rote Hilfe) and other anti-repression groups.
Lawyers from the Legal Team will be present at demonstrations and other protest actions to support participants in realizing and protecting their basic rights and, if necessary, to represent them vis-à-vis the police.
One central task of the Legal Team of Lawyers will be the representation of persons detained in the context of the protests against the summit in Hamburg. To fulfill this task, the Legal Team will be present at demonstrations and protest actions, but also in the detention centers (Gefangenensammelstellen, GeSa) in order to advise those detained and to represent them, above all in court hearings concerning their detention.
The Legal Team of Lawyers of the Association of Republican Lawyers can be reached in all cases, including urgent ones, via the phone number of the Activist’s Legal Team Hamburg.
Activist’s Legal Team Hamburg
The Legal Team of Lawyers of the RAV will also observe police measures and the strategies of the overall police command and will comment critically via press releases.