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09 July 2020 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Defending Human Rights is not a Crime: Turkey’s ruling against Istanbul-10

Defending Human Rights in Ukraine: Activism Report January – March 2020

In partnership with the NHC, ZMINA Human Rights Centre published a report detailing the trends of persecution against activist and human rights defenders from January to March 2020.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Yasemin Öz

From the importance of LGTBI+ representation to the role of LGTBI+ allies, human rights defender and lawyer Yasemin Öz discusses the landscape for defending LGTBI+ in Turkey.

Defending Human Rights Through Storytelling

Together with seven civil society organisations, the NHC joined an international storytelling campaign to share the stories of how individuals and communities together defend rights.

Fighting for Free Speech and Against Political Persecution in Eastern Europe

In partnership with the European Implementation Network, the NHC is launching a new project focusing on compliance with ECtHR judgements regarding the freedom of speech.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Sebla Arcan

On the day that marks the start of the resistance against enforced disappearances in Turkey we share the of human rights defender Sebla Arcan and the Saturday Mothers.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Bülent Şık

From ministry-employed researcher to whistle-blower, scientist Bülent Şık talks about his work on spreading information relating to public health.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Evgil Türker

Human rights defender and journalist Evgil Türker shares his story on defending minority rights in Turkey, in this instalment of our series on 'Defending Human Rights in Turkey'

NHC Contributes to UN Human Rights Committee’s Discussion on the Right to Peaceful Assembly

Recognizing the worrying global trend on the denial of the right to peaceful assembly, the Human Rights Committee has been working on its first comment on this right.

Viktoria Marinova, the Latest Victim of Escalating Violence Against Journalists in the EU

The murders of investigative journalist Viktoria Marinova, Daphe Caruana Galizia, and Ján Kuciak demonstrate the worrying trend escalating violence against journalists in the EU.