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22 May 2020

NHC Director Speaks on Rising Tensions Between Hungary and the European Union

Celebrating Virtual Pride During Lockdown in Albania

Virtual pride took place in Tirana with solidarity acts for the LGBTQ community. The day kicked off a month of awareness raising on LGBTQ issues in Albania.

Solving the Corona Crisis: Respect for Democracy is the Key

Op-Ed by NHC Executive Director and other democracy support organisations on why support and respect for democracy is key to solving the current corona crisis.

UN Launches New Report on Human Rights Approach to Rule of Law in the EU

"The case for a human rights approach to the rule of law in the EU" report launched by UN, in leadup to the first annual European Union report on the rule of law in all member states.

NHC and NJCM Submit Contribution to European Commission for Rule of Law Report

First Rule of Law Report on all 27 EU Member States is to be issued by the European Commission. Civil society, academia, and professionals were asked to contribute.

IN MEMORIAM: NHC Expert Advisor and Volunteer Adri Kemps

Remembering the life of Adri Kemps, long time NHC Expert Advisort and Volunteer.

NHC Condemns Exclusionary Statements on LGBTI+ Community in Turkey

In response to the exclusionary speech by the President of Religious Affairs in Turkey, the NHC condemns the hate speech against the LGBTI+ community and people with HIV in Turkey.

Rule of Law and EU Values are Key to European Integration of Western Balkans- Summit Follow up

Leaders at EU-Western Balkans Summit emphasize the importance of the rule of law and EU core values and European Perspective of the Western Balkans confirmed.

“With or Without (E)U”: Civil Society Calls on EU and Western Balkan Leaders to Take Concrete Steps for European Integration

During the 2020 Western Balkans Summit civil socitey provided their input regarding what needs to be done ob both sides to further European integration of the region.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Bülent Şık

From ministry-employed researcher to whistle-blower, scientist Bülent Şık talks about his work on spreading information relating to public health.