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14 March 2019 Building Up Rule of Law

Applications Open for Trainings: “Decentralisation and Citizen Participation” &“Public Finance Management”

Bill on “Transparency of Civil Society Organisations” Should Be Immediately Withdrawn

Statement on why the Dutch Transparency of Civil Society Organisations bill violates fundamental rights and should be immediately withdrawn.

Solidarity with Academics for Peace: Call to Action

Call to action for Zübeyde Füsun Üstel and other Academics for Peace in Turkey who are under threat of conviction for signing a petition calling for peace.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Raci Bilici

Raci Bilici, a human rights defender from Diyarbakir, is under investigation in Turkey. Bilici faces up to 15 years imprisonment for his legitimate human rights work.

NHC Receives €1 Million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery to Support Human Rights

NHC receives €1 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery for a human rights project to remind societies of the tremendous impact human rights have on the lives of individuals in Europe.

Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania: partners meet in Tirana

Albanian and Dutch partners in the project 'Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTI rights in Albania' met recently to discuss the evolution of the project and to establish a working plan. Find out more about what was raised here.

Dutch Parliament Explores Rule of Law Backsliding in Hungary and Poland

Representatives of academia, the judiciary, and civil society discussed the rule of law in Hungary and Poland with the Dutch Parliamentary Commission on European Affairs in The Hague.

Romania Welcomed at European Penitentiary Training Academies Meeting

The NHC's partners in the European Penitentiary Training Academies (EPTA) project met last week to welcome Romania to the project and discuss progress.

Building an Effective Probation and Alternative Sanctions System in Armenia

An NHC project on Armenian probation and alternative sanctions opened last week, in cooperation with the Armenian Ministry of Justice and CSI.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Meltem Aslan

Meltem Aslan of the Truth Justice Memory Centre in Istanbul is at risk of facing grave politically motivated charges, investigated in relation to the 2013 Gezi Park protests.