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06 April 2020 Building Up Rule of Law

European NGOs Call for Urgent Attention for Prisons in Covid-19 Crisis

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Evgil Türker

Human rights defender and journalist Evgil Türker shares his story on defending minority rights in Turkey, in this instalment of our series on 'Defending Human Rights in Turkey'

Report on Digital Transparency in Political Advertising Released as Part of Virtual Insanity Project

A report on the compliance with the 'Code of Practice' by various tech platforms on disinformation in digital political advertising has been released as a part of the Virtual Insanity project

Corona Should Not Be Used to Restrict Human Rights: Clear End Date and Oversight Essential for Emergency Powers in Hungary

Civil society organisations around Europe raise alarms at the recent actions of the Hungarian government, calling for clear limitations of the state of emergency powers.

Civil Society and Police Cooperating for Positive Change in Society – Experiences from Albania

Pro LGBT's Sidita Zaja discusses how the cooperation between civil society and police has changed through the project 'Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania'.

NHC Contributes to UN Human Rights Committee’s Discussion on the Right to Peaceful Assembly

Recognizing the worrying global trend on the denial of the right to peaceful assembly, the Human Rights Committee has been working on its first comment on this right.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The NHC Temporary Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Corona Virus

Announcement on NHC procedures in response to COVID-19 corona virus.

5 Years of Probation Ukraine: How Has It Contributed to Safer Societies?

5 years after introducing a probation system in Ukraine, Probation in Ukraine together with the NHC and the CILC celebrated this anniversary with an open forum to look back on its first successes

Applications Now Open for Matra RoLT Training: “Public Finance Management”

Applications for Matra Rule of Law Public Finance Management training are now open. The deadline for submitting applications is 5 April 2020.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Gönül Öztürkoğlu

Gönül Öztürkoğlu, a human rights defender and peace activist, shares her story on defending human rights in Turkey and the retributions she faced.