19 December 2016 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
NGOs Urge the World Bank to Postpone Discussion on TANAP
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.
Azerbaijan – Stop Crackdown on Freedom of Expression
06 December 2016The Sports for Rights coalition calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to cease the politically-motivated prosecution and torture of journalists.
NHC signs on to the Civic Charter
25 November 2016The NHC has officially signed on to the Civic Charter - The Global Framework for People's Participation.
FRA conference calls for a united front for security and human rights
16 November 2016EU officials are working to build trust and maintain respect in the face of terrorist threats. On November 14, EU representatives met in Vienna to discuss strategies for ensuring security and fundamental rights within the EU.
NHC strongly condemns the attack on Krassimir Kanev
02 November 2016Statement of the Civic Solidarity Platform Members on the Attack on the Chair of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee Krassimir Kanev
Statement on the Case of Emir-Usein Kuku Prosecuted for Human Rights Activity in Crimea
19 October 2016The NHC, along with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), and the Human Rights Information Centre (HRIC) demand the immediate release of human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku, a member of the Crimean Human Rights Group.
NHC Concerned Over Deteriorating US-Russia Relations
06 October 2016United States-Russia relations have become increasingly strained in the midst of continuous disagreements over the handling of the Syrian conflict. Cooperation in Syria was an opportunity for the two to strengthen ties after clashing over the annexation of Crimea.
Civil Society Appeals to the International Association of Prosecutors to Uphold Human Rights
15 September 2016Over 50 civil society organizations, including the NHC, have called on the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to take steps to ensure that its members act in accordance with international human rights standards.