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21 October 2020

Juvenile Rehabilitation: Help Mirlinda Become a Lawyer

Solidarity with Prof. Şebnem Korur-Fincancı and the Turkish Medical Association

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee condemns attack on forensic phyiscian and prominent human rights defender Prof. Şebnem Korur-Finacancı, and on the Turkish Medical Association.

100 Days of Protests in Bulgaria

NHC Integrity and Accountability Programme Manager Joeri Buhrer Tavanier spoke to French newspaper Le Monde about the ongoing demonstrations in Bulgaria.

Breaking silos – why we believe in mainstreaming human rights

NHC's HRD Programme Manager Kirsten Meersschaert discusses the state of human rights today, analyzes what mainstreaming human rights is, and why it is necessary in achieving our mission.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Kazım Kızıl

Documentary maker and video activist Kazım Kızıl is a prominent voice seeking justice for the voiceless and the disenfranchised. Read his story here.

Online study visit to the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings in the Netherlands

The NHC, in collaboration with our Balkans Act Now (BAN III) partners, organized an online study visit to the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings in the Netherlands.

Standing together: Call for proposals for EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme for Eastern Partnership

Update: deadline extended to 31 October! NHC launches regional call for proposals with the financial support of the EU, and in partnership with PIN and AFEW. Apply now!

ZMINA and the Belarusian Helsinki Committee nominated for the Human Rights Tulip 2020

The NHC congratulates our partners ZMINA and the Belarusian Helsinki Committee with their nomination for the 2020 Human Rights Tulip Award!

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Canan Arın

Leading women’s rights defender and lawyer Canan Arın has been fighting for women’s rights in Turkey for most of her life: read her story here.

Democratic governance after the COVID-19 pandemic

On this International Day of Democracy, we highlight the publication of the EPD paper on "Imagined continuities: political scenarios after the COVID-19 pandemic".