26 April 2017 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
Council of Europe Should Address Human Rights Violations by Judges and Prosecutors in Member States
Open Letter by Civil Society Organisations to PACE
21 April 2017A call for launching external, independent, and impartial investigation into allegations of corruption and other violations of the Parliamentary Assembly code of conduct in connection with its work on Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan: Crackdown on Free Expression Accelerates With Conviction of Prominent Blogger
03 March 2017The relentless campaign waged by the authorities against media workers, bloggers, political activists, civil society and others that are deemed to threaten the power of the ruling regime must stop immediately.
Criminal Proceedings against Activists in Kazakhstan: Criminalization of Peaceful Protest and Absence of Fair Trial Standards
31 January 2017On January 30, families of imprisoned activists from Kazakhstan Max Bokayev and Talgat Ayanov were informed that Mr. Bokayev and Mr. Ayanov are being transferred to the North of Kazakhstan, over 1500 km away from their home town.
NHC Director Pepijn Gerrits Speaks at the Opening Ceremony of Juvenile Detention Facility in Albania
17 January 2017The NHC’s director Pepijn Gerrits gave a speech at the opening ceremony of the new juvenile detention facilities at the Shën Koll prison in Lezha, Albania.
Rights Groups Demand Justice for journalist Mehman Huseynov Tortured in Azerbaijan
12 January 2017We call on the international community to undertake an immediate review of their relations with Azerbaijan to ensure that human rights are placed at the heart of all on-going negotiations with the government.
NGOs Urge the World Bank to Postpone Discussion on TANAP
19 December 2016We are very concerned that the World Bank decided to schedule the discussion on TANAP for December 20th, in a context of political crisis and crackdown on civil society and media in Turkey and Azerbaijan.
Interview with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier
13 December 2016The Security and Human Rights Monitor interviewed Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who discussed a few of the topics that were addressed at the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting.
NHC Organises Anti-trafficking Workshop at IX Symposium for Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina
07 December 2016Judges, prosecutors, and civil society organizations participated in a two-day workshop about trafficking in human beings.