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20 June 2013 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Concern on excessive violence against demonstrators in Turkey

Appeal to EU officials to place emphasis on human rights issues in Azerbaijan

The undersigned organizations call on you to prominently raise human rights issues when you meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Brussels later this week. We fully support the letter sent to you by our Azerbaijani colleagues on June 14, 2013 highlighting a number of worrying trends in Azerbaijan.

NHC welcomes increased attention OSCE for protection human rights defenders

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE has decided to develop recommendations for the effective protection of human rights defenders.

Uzbekistan’s partners should push for implementation of UN recommendations

The Universal Periodic Review of Uzbekistan on 24 April 2013 by the UN Human Rights Council ended with the adoption of an outcome report containing a set of recommendations in Geneva on 26 April 2013.

Training in Bishkek on women’s and children’s rights

In the second week of April, fifteen activists from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan met in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for a training of trainers on a rights based approach to social policies relevant to women and children.

Conference on Freedom of Assembly and Association in the OSCE

On 7 February, the Centre for Civil Liberties in Kiev partnered with the Netherlands Helsinki Committee in organizing a conference on Freedom of Assembly and Association in the OSCE region.

Conference on Human Rights situation in Central Asia

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee together with its project partners has held a conference on the human rights situation in Central Asia in Kiev on 6 February 2013.

European NGOs protest repression in Azerbaijan

On 30 January, two European NGO-coalitions issued an appeal protesting recent arrests of scores of demonstrators in Baku, Azerbaijan, followed by heavy fines and in some cases by administrative detention.

European Union must address human rights threats in Europe

Nils Muiznieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe on the 25th of January called on the European Union to take a more determined role in addressing internal human rights issues.

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