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07 November 2019 Building Up Rule of Law

Probation in Ukraine Contributing to Safer Society

End Liquidation Attempts against the All-Russia Movement “For Human Rights”: EU-Russia CSF Statement

Lawsuit against the All-Russia Movement For Human Rights. EU-Russia CSF regards the attempt to liquidate it as a threat to human rights activities in the country.

IN MEMORIAM: Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen

The NHC remembers two former Committee Members, Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen, with respect.

Risk of Losing Momentum in Rule of Law Reform for Albania and North Macedonia

Opening of negotiations for Albania and North Macedonia on EU accession has been postponed once again. What are the potential consequences of this for rule of law in the countries?

Struggle for Rule of Law in Poland Continues

Law and Justice won in last Sunday's parliamentary election, what does this mean for the Rule of Law and judicial independence in Poland?

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Nejat Taştan

Nejat Taştan, a human rights defender for over thirty years and one of the Istanbul 10, charged under Turkey's anti-terrorism legislation, explains what his work means to him.

Dutch Government Policies on Life Imprisonment Should Be in Line with CoE Standards, NGOs argue

NGOs argue Dutch government should do more to bring policies on life imprisonment in line with Council of Europe Standards.

NHC Hosts Side Event “Human Rights Communication 2.0” at OSCE HDIM

Civil society and international organisation representatives discuss means and methods for human rights defenders to communicate their work in order to increase their public support.

Global Conversation on Counter-Terrorism Impacts on Human Rights

Panellists from around the globe discuss the impacts of counter-terrorism measures on human rights at The Hague Internaitonal Open Day.

From Dictatorship to Democracy: Albania, Ukraine and Everywhere Else

The pathways between dicatorship and democracy were highlighted in this year's Night of the Dictator in The Hague. Human rights defenders from Ukraine and Albania shared their stories.