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10 December 2018 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

IN MEMORIAM: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Passes Away at 91

NGO Letter of Support for a Targeted, Global EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime

NGOs 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

Ministers, 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.

Civil Society Leaders Detained in Turkey: Call to Action

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee calls for urgent international action to expedite release of the detained civil society representatives, and dropping of charges against Osman Kavala.

Director Generals of Prison Administration from Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia Meet in The Hague for Juvenile Detention Reform

NHC hosts a meeting of Prison Director Generals from Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia in The Hague to discuss Juvenile Detention Reform.

Debating Rule of Law in Hungary: Civil Society vs. Government Perspective

Márta Pardavi, Co-chair of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), and András Kocsis, Ambassador of Hungary to the Netherlands debate the rule of law.

NHC Event at The Hague International Open Day

Justice and Peace, NHC, and Human Security Collective hosts a public event during The Hague International Open Day. Attendees learned about the work of all three organizations.

Three new appointees to the NHC Supervisory Board announced

The NHC has appointed three new Supervisory Board members: Ton van den Brandt, Anne Maljers and Eric Rijnders.

Interview with Human Rights Defender Murat Çelikkan, Winner of the 2018 International Hrant Dink Award

Murat Çelikkan, 2018 winner of the International Hrant Dink Award, discusses human rights and security, minority groups, and the role of the OSCE in Turkey.

Distance Exhibition Takes Place 10-22 September 2018

'Distance', an exhibition of photos depicting former political prisoners from Azerbaijan and the relatives of those still detained, on display in Atrium The Hague, Spui 70.