International Conference: 'Who determines the security (research) agenda?'

21 October 2016
Wondering who should take the lead in facing key contemporary challenges like terrorism, cyber-attacks and hybrid warfare, how different actors work together and what the challenges of collaboration are? Join the NHC in attending the International Conference 'Who determines the security (research) agenda?' organized by the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University.
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Statement on the case of Emir-Usein Kuku prosecuted for human rights activity in Crimea

19 October 2016
The NHC, along with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), and the Human Rights Information Centre (HRIC) demand the immediate release of human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku, a member of the Crimean Human Rights Group.
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NHC Concerned Over Deteriorating US-Russia Relations

6 October 2016
United States-Russia relations have become increasingly strained in the midst of continuous disagreements over the handling of the Syrian conflict. Cooperation in Syria was an opportunity for the two to strengthen ties after clashing over the annexation of Crimea. However, in recent weeks, this possibility has been considered less likely.
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Azerbaijan: Results of the Constitutional Referendum

4 October 2016
With the recent economic struggle that has hit Azerbaijan caused by the decline in oil prices, the current government's grip on power has been threatened. As a result, President Aliyev held a constitutional referendum on the 26th of September, which included twenty-nine questions. Initial findings by the Council of Europe suggest that the majority of citizens voted in favour for all of the changes.
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