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10 July 2017 Strengthening Civil Society

Civic Solidarity Platform: Holding a Meeting on Human Rights is Not a Terrorist Conspiracy

A Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to Support a Victim Centered Approach in Trafficking Cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the 3rd of July 2017 a closing conference of the 4 year-long project "Promoting a Victim Centred Approach in Trafficking Cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina" took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

“Distance” Exhibition on the Plight of Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan Opened at the European Parliament

Jointly with “Art for Democracy” initiative and European MP Kati Piri, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee opened the “Distance” exhibition at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Quirine Eijkman Appointed Vice-Chairman of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

The NHC is pleased to announce that one of its committee members, Ms Quirine Eijkman, has recently been appointed as one of the vice-chairmen of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

Extended Deadline for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Public Procurement”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Public Procurement".

Interview with OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann on Anti-Radicalisation

In a written interview with the Security and Human Rights Monitor, OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann discussed a few topics surrounding the fight against radicalisation.

Free Azerbaijani Journalist Mehman Huseynov – Joint Statement

As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe on May 3, we, the undersigned organizations, cannot forget the untenable price journalists pay for government criticism in Azerbaijan.

NHC updates: office relocation and online changes

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) is pleased to announce that the office is undergoing various changes regarding relocation, logo redesigns, and online renovations.

NHC signs Common Appeal “The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive”, a call for unity and solidarity.

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee has signed the Common Appeal, "The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive", penned by European Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions. This appeal marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome of 1957.

Stop the Attacks on Civil Society in Hungary

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee rejects the continuing steps by the Hungarian government to limit the space for civil society organizations.