24 May 2018 Strengthening Civil Society
Oyub Titiev Should Be Immediately Released and All Charges against Him Dropped
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.
NHC to enhance work in support of human rights defenders in post-Soviet countries
10 March 2014The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, in partnership with its Polish sister organization the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, is starting a four-year project to support human rights defenders in a number of countries in the former Soviet Union.