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In Memoriam | Former Chairman of the NHC Executive Board Jan Herman van Roijen Passes Away

15 January 2024

Jan Herman Robert Dudley van Roijen, former Chairman of the Executive Board of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, passed away in Wassenaar on 14 January 2024 at the age of 88. Van Roijen was chair of the Executive Board from the end of 1999 until 01 January 2006, and remained a member of the NHC until 2013, sharing his valuable experience with the organisation.

We offer our deepest sympathy to his wife and his family.

Read the full in memorial letter here written by Piet de Klerk, Kees van Rij, and Ian de Jong, in their role as present, future and former Chairmen of the NHC Supervisory Board.