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05 December 2018 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Russia’s Departure from the Council of Europe Should Be Avoided

‘My Human Rights Hero’: An exhibition celebrating the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The 'My Human Rights Hero' Exhibition opens on 20 November 2018, it celebrates 70 years since the signing of the Universal Deceleration of Human Rights.

Oyub Titiev Should Be Immediately Released and All Charges against Him Dropped

Chechen authorities are seeking to frame Titiev and close down the extremely important work of Human Rights Center Memorial by threats and harassment.

Call to Suspend Azerbaijan’s Membership to International Association of Prosecutors

The NHC complaint to the IAP argues that the prosecution service of Azerbaijan engages in ‘dishonourable conduct’, in violation of the professional standards adopted by the IAP.

Human Rights Activists and Journalists Insist on the Prompt Release of Nariman Memedeminov, a Civil Journalist from Crimea

The NHC and 97 other human rights organisations and activitsts call on the Russian Federation to release Crimean civil journalist Nariman Memedeminov.

OSCE Secretary General Commends NHC at its 30th Anniversary

The NHC celebrated its 30th anniversary with a key-note speech by the OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger and the presentation of the 2018 Helsinki Civil Society Award.

Case Studies on Transborder Corruption

The ‘Expert Group on Fighting Transborder Corruption’ of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) has released a new publication on fighting corruption.

NHC Will Attend a Conference on Capacity Building in the Justice and Security Sector

The NHC is involved in the upcoming conference ´Making a difference, working together for sustainable capacity building in the justice and security sector´ taking place on the 14th of February.

NHC at Night of Dictatorship 2017

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, together with Amnesty International, organises a tour during the Night of Dicatorship in The Hague on Friday September 8.

Council of Europe Should Address Human Rights Violations by Judges and Prosecutors in Member States

Human rights defenders suffer large-scale legal harassment, arbitrary indictments and convictions by judiciary and prosecution authorities in countries such as Azerbaijan and Russia.