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25 June 2018 Building Up Rule of Law

Applications Now Open for Matra RoLT Training: “Detention and Alternative Sanctions”

Supporting Restorative Justice in Moldova: Probation, Enforcement, and Rehabilitation

A study visit in the Netherlands took place as part of an on-going effort to improve the probation system in Moldova, contributing to a strengthened legal system and rule of law.

Albanian Law Enforcement Working Towards Countering LGBTI Discrimination

Albanian law enforcement representatives visit the Netherlands to learn about countering LGBTI discrimination before the project launch in Tirana.

PACE Should Appoint Rapporteur for Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan

Civil Society calls for the use of politically motivated imprisonment in Azerbaijan to be addressed through a PACE appointed Rapporteur.

Oyub Titiev Should Be Immediately Released and All Charges against Him Dropped

Chechen authorities are seeking to frame Titiev and close down the extremely important work of Human Rights Center Memorial by threats and harassment.

Applications Now Open for Matra RoLT Training: “Public Procurement”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme: “Public Procurement”, to be held 5 – 14 September 2018.

Urgent Call for International Action to Prevent Lifelong Sentencing of Eren Keskin

Eren Keskin, a prominent human rights lawyer from Turkey, is at risk of a lengthy imprisonment in retaliation for many years of defending human rights and freedom of expression.

IN MEMORIAM: Former Chairman of the NHC Executive Board Tiddo Hofstee Passes Away

Tiddo Hofstee, former Chairman of the Executive Board and the Committee of the NHC, passed away in The Hague, last Sunday, 29 April 2018 at the age of 77.

Capacity Building Databank Launched by the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security

Capacity Building Databank launched with an interactive map and knowledge sharing platform overviewing where Dutch Rule of Law building projects are located throughout the globe.

Call to Suspend Azerbaijan’s Membership to International Association of Prosecutors

The NHC complaint to the IAP argues that the prosecution service of Azerbaijan engages in ‘dishonourable conduct’, in violation of the professional standards adopted by the IAP.