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26 November 2020

Turkey: Stop judicial harassment of Civil Society in Southeast Turkey

Joint Statement: European Peace Facility: Causing harm or bringing peace?

The NHC, together with 39 other CSOs, calls on EU Member States to reconsider adopting the European Peace Facility (EPF) funding in its current form.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Rights: Recommendations to the Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee

The NHC and 6 other NGOs formulated recommendations for the members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Dutch Parliament prior to their review of the 2021 budget.

Joint Statement Regarding Non-Implementation of ECHR Rulings Against Azerbaijan

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is concerned that Azerbaijan has failed to end politically-motivated prosecutions and imprisonment, despite ECHR rulings.

The NHC Notes the Outcome of Turkey’s Third Universal Periodic Review, Calls on the Government to Respect its Commitments

The outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey was formally adopted during the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

OSCE Moscow Mechanism Report on Belarus

On 5 November 2020, Wolfgang Benedek presented his 'Moscow Mechanism' report on the Belarus election and its aftermath to the OSCE.

International Solidarity with Women and Peaceful Protestors in Poland

The NHC stands in solidarity with all those in Poland who have peacefully protested against the politicized attack on women's fundamental human rights and access to health care.

Defending Human Rights in Ukraine: Activism Report July – September 2020

The ZMINA Human Rights Centre has published a third monitoring report on the pressure and persecution faced by human rights defenders and anti-corruption activists in Ukraine.

Solidarity with Prof. Şebnem Korur-Fincancı and the Turkish Medical Association

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee condemns attack on forensic phyiscian and prominent human rights defender Prof. Şebnem Korur-Finacancı, and on the Turkish Medical Association.

Breaking silos – why we believe in mainstreaming human rights

NHC's HRD Programme Manager Kirsten Meersschaert discusses the state of human rights today, analyzes what mainstreaming human rights is, and why it is necessary in achieving our mission.