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23 April 2020 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

NHC Contributes to the Annual EU-Azerbaijan Human Rights Dialogue, March 2020

Call to Release Pre-Trial Detainees in Turkey

Civil society organisations urge current orders for pre-trial in Turkey to be revoked, and judges should resort to alternative measures for judicial control when necessary.

Press Freedom Organisations Calls for Safeguarding of Media Freedom and Pluralism Through European Rule of Law Mechanism

NHC joins press freedom organisations' joint recommendations on safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism.

Joint Statement: Democratic Principles in a Time of Crisis

Democracy support organisations around Europe, as part of the EPD network, issue a joint statement on democratic principles in a time of crisis.

NHC 2019 Annual Report is Now Online

This year’s annual report looks at our work through the eyes of direct and indirect partners, and through our own reflections.

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

The NHC has joined other European NGOs in calling for sufficient response from the Council of Europe to address the issue of COVID-19 in prisons across Europe.

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

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'.

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.