28 February 2019 Strengthening Civil Society
NHC Receives €1 Million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery to Support Human Rights
Dutch Parliament Explores Rule of Law Backsliding in Hungary and Poland
18 February 2019Representatives of academia, the judiciary, and civil society discussed the rule of law in Hungary and Poland with the Dutch Parliamentary Commission on European Affairs in The Hague.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Meltem Aslan
31 January 2019Meltem Aslan of the Truth Justice Memory Centre in Istanbul is at risk of facing grave politically motivated charges, investigated in relation to the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
European Parliament Votes in Favour of the European Values Instrument
29 January 2019The European Parliament recently voted in favour of the European Values Instrument. Find out why this is an important step in defending civic space and democracy in Europe.
My Human Rights Hero: students from the Royal Academy of Art present the ‘Gentle Opponent’
15 January 2019The My Human Rights Hero Exhibition has been expanded with a collection of work by students from the The Hague’s Royal Academy of Art.
Civil Society’s Role in Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights Judgements Should Increase
08 January 2019The European Implementation Network's held its first General Assembly in December. The role of civil society in ECtHR judgements was discussed.
IN MEMORIAM: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Passes Away at 91
10 December 2018Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, passed away in Moscow at the age of 91 on 8 December 2018
NGO Letter of Support for a Targeted, Global EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime
05 December 2018NGOs from around the world issue a letter to European foreign ministries in support of a targeted, global EU human rights sanctions regime.
2018 EU Fundamental Rights Colloquium: NHC on Challenges Facing European Civil Society
28 November 2018Ministers, Members of Parliament, civil society leaders, media representatives, academics and activists were at the event and focused in particular on the essential role of civil society in a well-functioning European democracy.