20 September 2018 Strengthening Civil Society
Interview with Human Rights Defender Murat Çelikkan, Winner of the 2018 International Hrant Dink Award
Statement in Support of Azerbaijani Human Rights Lawyer Elchin Sadigov
18 September 2018A joint statement by the Civil Rights Defenders, International Partnership for Human Rights, and NHC in support of Azerbaijani Human Rights lawyer Elchin Sadigov.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Stories that Need to Be Heard
17 September 2018Stories of Turkish human rights defenders Onur Hamzaoğlu, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Reha Ruhavioğlu who continue their fight despite government pressure.
Release Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov: EU-Russia CSF Statement
02 July 2018Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov arrested on terrorism charges after protesting the annexation of Crimea. IGO's, INGO's, film and sport industry individuals have called for his release.
PACE Should Appoint Rapporteur for Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan
13 June 2018Civil Society calls for the use of politically motivated imprisonment in Azerbaijan to be addressed through a PACE appointed Rapporteur.
Oyub Titiev Should Be Immediately Released and All Charges against Him Dropped
24 May 2018Chechen authorities are seeking to frame Titiev and close down the extremely important work of Human Rights Center Memorial by threats and harassment.
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.
Arbitrary Detentions and Forced Disappearances in Ukraine
31 August 2016The practice of enforced disappearances has become a tool in the ongoing violent conflict in eastern Ukraine. Even though it is considered a grave violation under the international law, it has been reportedly used by both sides of the conflict.
Orhan Kemal Cengiz: “We are anxiously awaiting, as we do not know what is going to happen.”
24 August 2016NHC talked to Orhan Kemal Cengiz, Turkish lawyer, journalist and human rights activist, to hear his personal story and his view on the recent events in Turkey.
Turkey: Release and ongoing judicial harassment of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin.
07 July 2016The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), publishes new information on the release and ongoing judicial harassment of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin.