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05 June 2019 Strengthening Civil Society

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Füsun Üstel

EVENT: Panel Discussion on Media and Minorities Taking Place 20 May

On 20 May the panel discussion Fostering Mutual Understanding in Diverse Societies: The Importance of Inclusive Media in Preventing Conflicts takes place in The Hague.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Pelin Ünker

Pelin Ünker is an award winning journalist targeted for her coverage of tax evasion schemes of Turkey’s political and business elite. Solidarity for her and other journalists must remain.

What If You Did Not Have the Right to Vote in the EU?

The NHC co-organised A Privilege Free Day on 14 April in The Hague. The event focused, amongst others, on the importance of voting in the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Come to The Hague Freedom Weeks: A Privilege Free Day on 14 April

In celebration of the upcoming Dutch Liberation Day, the NHC will be hosting an event on Sunday 14 April as part of The Hague Freedom Weeks. Come and experience just how much freedom you enjoy.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Can Atalay and Yiğit Aksakoğlu

Along with 14 others, human rights defenders Atalay and Aksakoğlu are accused of attempting to overthrow the government in Turkey. The trumped up charges against them must be dropped.

Looking to the future: NHC Strategy 2019-2022

NHC Strategy 2019-2022 will serve as the foundation from which the organisation will contribute to realising human rights for all.

The Right to Peaceful Assembly: NHC Contributes to Human Rights Committee Talks

Under various pretexts, authorities in many countries have criminalized the very right laid out in Article 21 of the ICCPR.

Call to Release Gönül Öztürkoğlu

Gönül Öztürkoğlu, the president of the Malatya branch of the Human Rights Association in Turkey has been held in pre-trial detention for over three months. NHC calls for her immediate release.

Bill on “Transparency of Civil Society Organisations” Should Be Immediately Withdrawn

Statement on why the Dutch Transparency of Civil Society Organisations bill violates fundamental rights and should be immediately withdrawn.