25 June 2019 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
Building Trust: Making Human Rights a Reality for All Panel Discussion
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Füsun Üstel
05 June 2019Füsun Üstel a respected professor, now retired, is the first of the Academics for Peace to be imprisoned. Her crime: condemning human rights violations and calling for peace. Read her story here.
PACE Seeks to Strengthen Council of Europe and Prevent Russia’s Departure
26 April 2019During the PACE April session efforts continue to prevent Russia's departure from the Council of Europe, including proposals for more harmonised actions within the organisation.
The Right to Peaceful Assembly: NHC Contributes to Human Rights Committee Talks
20 March 2019Under various pretexts, authorities in many countries have criminalized the very right laid out in Article 21 of the ICCPR.
Solidarity with Academics for Peace: Call to Action
13 March 2019Call to action for Zübeyde Füsun Üstel and other Academics for Peace in Turkey who are under threat of conviction for signing a petition calling for peace.
NHC Receives €1 Million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery to Support Human Rights
28 February 2019NHC receives €1 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery for a human rights project to remind societies of the tremendous impact human rights have on the lives of individuals in Europe.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Meltem Aslan
31 January 2019Meltem Aslan of the Truth Justice Memory Centre in Istanbul is at risk of facing grave politically motivated charges, investigated in relation to the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
My Human Rights Hero: students from the Royal Academy of Art present the ‘Gentle Opponent’
15 January 2019The My Human Rights Hero Exhibition has been expanded with a collection of work by students from the The Hague’s Royal Academy of Art.
Pepijn Gerrits, NHC Executive Director, on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70th Anniversary
10 December 2018Pepijn Gerrits reflects on the importance of civic space on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights