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Defending Human Rights is not a Crime: Turkey’s ruling against Istanbul-10
09 July 2020
The NHC strongly condemns the prison sentences handed down on 3 July 2020 against four human rights defenders in Turkey
Defending Human Rights in Ukraine: Activism Report January – March 2020
07 July 2020
In partnership with the NHC, ZMINA Human Rights Centre published a report detailing the trends of persecution against activist and human rights defenders from January to March 2020.
The LGBTI+ Community Contribute to Society Just Like Everybody Else! – Awareness Raising Campaign Launched in Albania
02 July 2020
Albanian NGOs launched a video as the start of an awareness-raising campaign to portray the diversity within the LGBTI+ community and call for respect.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Yasemin Öz
30 June 2020
From the importance of LGTBI+ representation to the role of LGTBI+ allies, human rights defender and lawyer Yasemin Öz discusses the landscape for defending LGTBI+ in Turkey.
ECJ Finds Hungary’s Foreign-Funded NGO Law in Breach of EU Law
25 June 2020
The ECJ ruled the Hungarian Lex NGO law to be in breach of EU Laws. The NGO law is one of may tensions between Hungary and the EU regarding the Rule of Law.
Jaap de Zwaan on Improving the Respect for the Rule of Law in the EU
23 June 2020
NHC Committee Member Jaap de Zwaan discusses improving respect for the rule of law in the EU in the lead up to the Commission's first annual Rule of Law Report.
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The Security and Human Rights Monitor (SHRM) is a platform for debate, analysis, information, and developments relevant to the mandate of the OSCE. It focuses in particular on the inter-relationship between security and human rights.