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25 March 2021

Defending Human Rights in Ukraine: First Annual Monitoring Report 2020

CSOs call for the immediate operationalisation of the Human Rights Council’s new mandate on Belarus

Read the full statement signed by 64 Belarusian and international human rights organisations.

Human Rights Defenders in Ukraine: A Series of Stories and Struggles

Learn about the stories and struggles of Human Rights Defenders in Ukraine and the work that the NHC and ZMINA are doing to support them.

Turkey: Stop Judicial Harassment of “Saturday Mothers / People”

Human Rights NGOs call on the Turkish authorities to unconditionally drop all charges against the Saturday Mothers on Right to Truth day.

Open Letter to Vera Jourova, Vice-President Values and Transparency EU Commission

An open letter with suggestions by European CSO’s in response to the new, large budget for the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme

Joint action letter to UN Special Rapporteurs: Continued Call for Effective Investigation into Tahir Elçi’s Death

Urgent call to action from NHC and 47 other organisations ahead of the next hearing on 03 March 2021 in the criminal trial of those accused of killing Tahir Elçi,

Stories That Need to be Heard: Virtual Exhibition Launch

We invited Meltem Aslan, Nejat Taştan, and Yasemin Öz to share their personal stories defending human rights in Turkey in celebration of the virtual exhibition launch.

Human Rights Day 2020: NHC calls for unwavering support for Belarus

On this year’s Human Rights Day, the NHC asks for sustained attention from the international community for the situation in Belarus.

International Human Rights Day 2020: Lessons from a pandemic

Op-ed by Kirsten Meersschaert, Programme Manager Human Rights Defense, on International Human Rights Day 2020.

Online Event: Stories that Need to be Heard

Join us on 14 December for an online event with three HRDs from Turkey, celebrating the launch of the virtual exhibition for "Stories that Need to be Heard". Moderated by Pepijn Gerrits.