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21 October 2019 Building Up Rule of Law

Risk of Losing Momentum in Rule of Law Reform for Albania and North Macedonia

Struggle for Rule of Law in Poland Continues

Law and Justice won in last Sundya's parliamentary election, what does this mean for the Rule of Law and judicial independence in Poland?

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Nejat Taştan

Nejat Taştan, a human rights defender for over thirty years and one of the Istanbul 10, charged under Turkey's anti-terrorism legislation, explains what his work means to him.

Dutch Government Policies on Life Imprisonment Should Be in Line with CoE Standards, NGOs argue

NGOs argue Dutch government should do more to bring policies on life imprisonment in line with Council of Europe Standards.

NHC Hosts Side Event “Human Rights Communication 2.0” at OSCE HDIM

Civil society and international organisation representatives discuss means and methods for human rights defenders to communicate their work in order to increase their public support.

Global Conversation on Counter-Terrorism Impacts on Human Rights

Panellists from around the globe discuss the impacts of counter-terrorism measures on human rights at The Hague Internaitonal Open Day.

From Dictatorship to Democracy: Albania, Ukraine and Everywhere Else

The pathways between dicatorship and democracy were highlighted in this year's Night of the Dictator in The Hague. Human rights defenders from Ukraine and Albania shared their stories.

HDIM Starts with Civil Society Protest on Russian Elections

In Warsaw, civil society representatives stage a silent protest on the opening day of the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the OSCE.

European Leaders Must Match Rhetoric on Democracy with Action, Say Experts

Democracy support experts issue 5 recommendations on democracy leadership for the EU on Democracy Day.

Come to the Interactive Tour: From Dictatorship to Democracy on Sept. 13!

The 2019 Night of Dicatorship takes place September 13. During the interactive tour there will be speakers from Albania and Ukraine, and a quiz on dicatorships and democraries.