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20 September 2018 Strengthening Civil Society

Interview with Human Rights Defender Murat Çelikkan, Winner of the 2018 International Hrant Dink Award

Statement in Support of Azerbaijani Human Rights Lawyer Elchin Sadigov

A joint statement by the Civil Rights Defenders, International Partnership for Human Rights, and NHC in support of Azerbaijani Human Rights lawyer Elchin Sadigov.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Stories that Need to Be Heard

Stories of Turkish human rights defenders Onur Hamzaoğlu, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Reha Ruhavioğlu who continue their fight despite government pressure.

New Editor in Chief and Call for Articles for the Security and Human Rights Monitor

Arie Bloed has asked Christophe Paulussen to succeed him as Editor in Chief of the Security and Human Rights Monitor. The SHRM announces a Call for Articles.

NHC Receives Quality Management System Certification

NHC receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification, an internationally recognized Quality Management System Certification.

Release Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov: EU-Russia CSF Statement

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov arrested on terrorism charges after protesting the annexation of Crimea. IGO's, INGO's, film and sport industry individuals have called for his release.

PACE Should Appoint Rapporteur for Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan

Civil Society calls for the use of politically motivated imprisonment in Azerbaijan to be addressed through a PACE appointed Rapporteur.

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.

Urgent Call for International Action to Prevent Lifelong Sentencing of Eren Keskin

Eren Keskin, a prominent human rights lawyer from Turkey, is at risk of a lengthy imprisonment in retaliation for many years of defending human rights and freedom of expression.

IN MEMORIAM: Former Chairman of the NHC Executive Board Tiddo Hofstee Passes Away

Tiddo Hofstee, former Chairman of the Executive Board and the Committee of the NHC, passed away in The Hague, last Sunday, 29 April 2018 at the age of 77.