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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

The 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

At 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

The 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

The 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

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) has published its Concluding Observations for the Kyrgyz Republic.

Ales Bialiatski is free!

The 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

Last 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

The Civic Solidarity Platform published the following appeal to the OSCE on the occasion of the International Week of the Disappeared.

Campaign for the release of Ales Bialiatski

-Human Rights activist Ales Bialiatski is Chairperson of Human Rights Centre "Viasna" and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights.