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08 May 2017 Building Up Rule of Law

Extended Deadline for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Public Procurement”

Interview with OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann on Anti-Radicalisation

In a written interview with the Security and Human Rights Monitor, OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann discussed a few topics surrounding the fight against radicalisation.

Free Azerbaijani Journalist Mehman Huseynov – Joint Statement

As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe on May 3, we, the undersigned organizations, cannot forget the untenable price journalists pay for government criticism in Azerbaijan.

Council of Europe Should Address Human Rights Violations by Judges and Prosecutors in Member States

Human rights defenders suffer large-scale legal harassment, arbitrary indictments and convictions by judiciary and prosecution authorities in countries such as Azerbaijan and Russia.

NHC updates: office relocation and online changes

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) is pleased to announce that the office is undergoing various changes regarding relocation, logo redesigns, and online renovations.

Open Letter by Civil Society Organisations to PACE

A call for launching external, independent, and impartial investigation into allegations of corruption and other violations of the Parliamentary Assembly code of conduct in connection with its work on Azerbaijan.

The 2017 Dutch election results and the parties’ compliance to rule of law, human rights

On March 15, 2017, the Netherlands held general elections to seat 150 members in the House of Representatives.

NHC signs Common Appeal “The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive”, a call for unity and solidarity.

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee has signed the Common Appeal, "The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive", penned by European Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions. This appeal marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome of 1957.

Stop the Attacks on Civil Society in Hungary

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee rejects the continuing steps by the Hungarian government to limit the space for civil society organizations.

Application Procedure Open for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Administration of Justice”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Administration of Justice". The training, which will take place 7 – 16 June, 2017, is intended for judges with special interest in court management and responsibilities for the organisation of the administration of justice.