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10 July 2018 Building Up Rule of Law

Network Development Contributing to Rule of Law in the Matra RoLT Programme

Release Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov: EU-Russia CSF Statement

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov arrested on terrorism charges after protesting the annexation of Crimea. IGO's, INGO's, film and sport industry individuals have called for his release.

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

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programmes: “Detention and Alternative Sanctions”, to be held 4 – 11 October 2018.

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.