02 April 2020 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Evgil Türker
Corona Should Not Be Used to Restrict Human Rights: Clear End Date and Oversight Essential for Emergency Powers in Hungary
27 March 2020Civil society organisations around Europe raise alarms at the recent actions of the Hungarian government, calling for clear limitations of the state of emergency powers.
Civil Society and Police Cooperating for Positive Change in Society – Experiences from Albania
26 March 2020Pro LGBT's Sidita Zaja discusses how the cooperation between civil society and police has changed through the project 'Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania'.
NHC Contributes to UN Human Rights Committee’s Discussion on the Right to Peaceful Assembly
18 March 2020Recognizing the worrying global trend on the denial of the right to peaceful assembly, the Human Rights Committee has been working on its first comment on this right.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Gönül Öztürkoğlu
04 February 2020Gönül Öztürkoğlu, a human rights defender and peace activist, shares her story on defending human rights in Turkey and the retributions she faced.
Russia’s Continuation in the Council of Europe: Challenges and Chances for Human Rights
23 December 2019Government and civil society representatives discuss the opportunities and risks of Russia's continued membership in the Council of Europe.
The Magnitsky Act Comes to the EU: A Human Rights Sanctions Regime Proposed by the Netherlands
20 December 2019The EU has taken a significant step in combatting human rights violations worldwide by agreeing to take the first steps in a “Global Magnitsky Act.”
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Cihangir Öz
18 December 2019Cihangir Öz, a trans-activist, talks about their journey from protesting for workers rights as a teenager, to becoming an LGBTI rights defender in Turkey.
Defending Human Rights in Azerbaijan: Steadfast Determination in the Face of Repression
10 December 2019Rasul Jafarov and Gunay Ismayilova discuss defending human rights in Azerbaijan, including challenges, progress, and opportunities.