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29 April 2020

Concern for Russian Journalist After Covid-19 Article About Chechnya

Human Rights Defender Rasul Jafarov Acquitted of All Charges by Azerbaijan Supreme Court

Originally convicted in 2016 in relation to his work, human rights defender Rasul Jafarov was acquitted today. Find a timeline of NHC's coverage here.

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

The NHC and HRC - Azerbaijan contributes to EU-Azerbaijan Human Rights Dialogue in March 2020. The joint recommendations covered political prisoners and freedom of association.

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