10 March 2014 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
NHC to enhance work in support of human rights defenders in post-Soviet countries
Alarm at Growing Violence in Ukraine
24 January 2014The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, of which the Netherlands Helsinki Committee is a member, is calling on the Ukrainian government to repeal recent repressive legislation and end its brutal response to the massive protests in the country.
Threat of severe deterioration of human rights compliance in Ukraine
06 December 2013The Civil Society Parallel Conference, held in Kiev from 2 to 4 December by the Civic Solidarity Platform, issued an urgent call on the human dimension situation in Ukraine.
Call against the use of psychiatry for political aims
15 October 2013The NHC joined a call by members of the Civic Solidarity Platform against increasing usage of methods of punitive psychiatry in a number of post-Soviet states.
Education key in countering discrimination of LGBT persons
30 September 2013In a side event at the 2013 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee explored the role of education in the discrimination of LGBT persons.
NHC comments on Netherlands human rights policy
24 September 2013The Netherlands Helsinki Committee applauds the government statement that human rights are the cornerstone of the foreign policy of the Netherlands. For this statement to be made true, further integration of human rights in all aspects of foreign relations is needed.
Concern on legislative initiative in Kyrgyzstan to restrict NGO activity
19 September 2013The NHC joined an appeal by members of the Civic Solidarity Platform to parliament in Kyrgyzstan to reject a draft law that would restrict NGO activity.
NHC issues joint statement to CEDAW
10 September 2013The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, with the Public Foundation Nota Bene, Human Rights Center, and Child’s Rights Center, issued a joint statement to CEDAW regarding the rights to reproductive health in the Republic of Tajikistan.
Information and discussion event “Belarus: Human Rights and Economy”
06 September 2013"Belarus: Human Rights and Economy" will take place on September 12, 2013 in Amsterdam. The information and discussion event will address the human rights situation in Belarus and the economic sanctions and their effectiveness.