31 October 2014 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
Donations from NHC staff related to flooding in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Focus on Azerbaijan at OSCE Human Dimension Meeting
26 September 2014The increasing repression of independent and opposition voices in Azerbaijan was highlighted on several occasions during the first week of the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the OSCE.
More Action Needed against Enforced Disappearances
24 September 2014At this year’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee co-organized a side event on enforced disappearances in the OSCE region.
NHC Launches Essay Contest on Prevention of Torture
06 September 2014The Netherlands Helsinki Committee launches an essay contest on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT).
Shocking new arrests of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan
05 August 2014The Netherlands Helsinki Committee calls for a review of policies by European governments towards Azerbaijan after the shocking arrest last week of two prominent Azerbaijani human rights defenders, Leyla Yunus and Rasul Jafarov.
UN Committee supports concerns raised by Kyrgyz civil society
26 June 2014The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) has published its Concluding Observations for the Kyrgyz Republic.
Ales Bialiatski is free!
23 June 2014The NHC congratulates Ales Bialiatski, his family members and all his friends and colleagues with his early release from prison on Saturday 21 June 2014. Ales Bialiatski is Chairperson of Human Rights Centre "Viasna" and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights.
Promotion of Implementation of European Human Rights Court Verdicts in Georgia
22 June 2014Last week, NHC took part in several events in Tbilisi focusing on improving the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in Georgia.
Civic Solidarity Platform Publishes Appeal to OSCE to Counter Enforced Disappearances
02 June 2014The Civic Solidarity Platform published the following appeal to the OSCE on the occasion of the International Week of the Disappeared.