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31 October 2014 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Donations from NHC staff related to flooding in Bosnia-Herzegovina

BAN Human Trafficking mobile application out now!

We are excited to inform you that our mobile application BAN Human Trafficking is available for the Android and iOS platforms.

EU-Russia Civil Society Forum enhances contacts with EU institutions

Today, the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum adressed a number of requests to the new European Commission on its work in the coming period.

Bulgarian lawyers trained in providing legal aid and representation to victims of trafficking in Bulgaria

On 21, 22 and 23 October, 23 lawyers were trained in Sofia to provide legal aid to trafficked persons and defend their interests and rights during criminal and other legal proceedings.

Expert meeting “Trafficking in human beings: impact on the victim”

On October the 9th and 10th in Jahorina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, experts in issues related to human trafficking came together for the meeting “Trafficking in human beings: impact on the victim”.

Study visit for Macedonian prison staff

Between October 6th and October 10th, 16 Macedonian representatives from Ohrid Prison and the Educational-Correctional Institution Tetovo visited the Netherlands.

NHC and CILC Present Road Ahead for Probation Service Project in Montenegro

On Wednesday 8 October, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and CILC presented the results so far of the project on probation and alternative sanctions they are jointly implementing in Montenegro.

Focus on Azerbaijan at OSCE Human Dimension Meeting

The increasing repression of independent and opposition voices in Azerbaijan was highlighted on several occasions during the first week of the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the OSCE.

Hungarian Government’s Harassment of NGOs Criticized at HDIM

In their interventions before this year's Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, several speakers referred to the Hungarian government's steps towards limiting freedoms and the rule of law.

More Action Needed against Enforced Disappearances

At this year’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee co-organized a side event on enforced disappearances in the OSCE region.