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Roundtable in Moldova on conditional release

28 July 2016
A roundtable on conditional release and social reintegration of detainees was held in order to explore effective ways and tools for the inter-institutional cooperation between probation and penitentiary systems in Moldova.
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Max van der Stoel Award 2016 goes to Cypriot NGO

26 July 2016
The Cyprus-based NGO Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) is the winner of the Max van der Stoel Award 2016.
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Equipping juvenile offenders in Correctional Centre Lipjan

7 July 2016
Through workshops staff members of Correctional Centre Lipjan get acquainted with the purpose, structure and the current implementation of the EQUIP programme.
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Turkey: Release and ongoing judicial harassment of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin.

7 July 2016
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), publishes new information on the release and ongoing judicial harassment of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin.
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Risk Assessment training in Bijelo Polje

28 June 2016
Evaluation of risk is the foundation of all types of reintegration activities. This was the basic idea at the Risk Assessment training held in Montenegro where trainees worked together on the use of a common tool kit.
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Interview with Prison Expert Edward Lucaci

28 June 2016
Edward Lucaci is a Prison Expert of the project 'Support to the enforcement probation and rehabilitation system' in Moldova. What are his experiences in the field and what do his activities entail? Lucaci illuminates.
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First judges and prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina to train colleagues in human trafficking issues

28 June 2016
Nine judges and prosecutors were trained in Bosnia and Herzegovina in order to become trainers in human trafficking issues within the project “Promoting a Victim Centred Approach in Trafficking Cases in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina”.
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Grave concern about the arrest of three Turkish human rights defenders and journalists.

22 June 2016
Members of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform express their grave concern about the arrest on the 20th of June 2016 of the President of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu (journalist associated with Reporters Without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin in connection with their participation in the campaign to counter suppression of the Özgür Gündem journal.
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Interview with Andrej Yurov in Trouw

21 June 2016
The Russian human rights defender Andrej Yurov visited the Netherlands in June 2016. The Dutch newspaper Trouw interviewed him. Read the article here.
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NHC at the WEurope Festival in Amsterdam

8 June 2016
Saturday the 11th of June NHC was present at the WEurope Festival organised by Foundation Max van der Stoel.
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