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12 November 2020

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

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.

The right to fair elections and peaceful protests: NHC joins call to invoke Moscow mechanism in Belarus

The NHC stands in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of peaceful protestors in Belarus against the manipulation of the elections of 9 August by the government.

The Hague continues to grow as international City of Peace and Justice

Survey results have shown that international organisations play a stable and significant role in The Hague’s economy and represent a growing sector.

NHC and NJCM Submit Contribution to European Commission for Rule of Law Report

First Rule of Law Report on all 27 EU Member States is to be issued by the European Commission. Civil society, academia, and professionals were asked to contribute.

NHC 2019 Annual Report is Now Online

This year’s annual report looks at our work through the eyes of direct and indirect partners, and through our own reflections.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The NHC Temporary Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Corona Virus

Announcement on NHC procedures in response to COVID-19 corona virus.

Thomas Carothers On Strengthening Civil Society: Is Current International Action Enough?

Democracy expert Thomas Carothers speaks to Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Breed Mensenrechten Overleg (BMO) representatives about strengthening civil society.

Human rights and conflict – The Hague Conversation on Conflict

The role of human rights in conflict prevention, resolution, and peacebuilding was the topic of discussion at the third lecture of The Hague Conversations on Conflict.

IN MEMORIAM: Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen

The NHC remembers two former Committee Members, Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen, with respect.