06 May 2020
“With or Without (E)U”: Civil Society Calls on EU and Western Balkan Leaders to Take Concrete Steps for European Integration
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Bülent Şık
30 April 2020From ministry-employed researcher to whistle-blower, scientist Bülent Şık talks about his work on spreading information relating to public health.
Concern for Russian Journalist After Covid-19 Article About Chechnya
29 April 2020NHC and other human rights organisations released a joint call to investigate the death threats against Russian journalist Elena Milashina.
Human Rights Defender Rasul Jafarov Acquitted of All Charges by Azerbaijan Supreme Court
23 April 2020Originally convicted in 2016 in relation to his work, human rights defender Rasul Jafarov was acquitted today. Find a timeline of NHC's coverage here.
NHC Contributes to the Annual EU-Azerbaijan Human Rights Dialogue, March 2020
23 April 2020The NHC and HRC - Azerbaijan contributes to EU-Azerbaijan Human Rights Dialogue in March 2020. The joint recommendations covered political prisoners and freedom of association.
Call to Release Pre-Trial Detainees in Turkey
17 April 2020Civil society organisations urge current orders for pre-trial in Turkey to be revoked, and judges should resort to alternative measures for judicial control when necessary.
Joint Statement: Democratic Principles in a Time of Crisis
09 April 2020Democracy support organisations around Europe, as part of the EPD network, issue a joint statement on democratic principles in a time of crisis.
NHC 2019 Annual Report is Now Online
08 April 2020This year’s annual report looks at our work through the eyes of direct and indirect partners, and through our own reflections.
European NGOs Call for Urgent Attention for Prisons in Covid-19 Crisis
06 April 2020The NHC has joined other European NGOs in calling for sufficient response from the Council of Europe to address the issue of COVID-19 in prisons across Europe.