Report and handbook from ASTRA: anti-trafficking laws and policies in Serbia

5 December 2016
On December 2, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Anti Trafficking Action – Serbia (ASTRA) presents a report and handbook on human trafficking in Serbia.
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Magyar Helsinki Bizottság v. Hungary

29 November 2016
On November 8, 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human rights ruled that Hungary has violated the Hungarian Helsinki Committee’s (HHC) right to freedom of information and expression.
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Human Rights Defenders Bokayev and Ayan Sentenced to Five Years Prison

28 November 2016
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights denounce the hefty sentence to the human rights activists following a trial that did not live up to the internationally accepted standards of justice. The decision of the court in the case of Bokaev and Ayan signifies a dangerous trend towards criminalisation of the exercise of the right to peaceful assembly in Kazakhstan. The NHC and the HFHR demand immediate and unconditional release of the two activists.
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NHC signs on to the Civic Charter

25 November 2016
The NHC has officially signed on to the Civic Charter - The Global Framework for People's Participation.
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