16 May 2020
IN MEMORIAM: NHC Expert Advisor and Volunteer Adri Kemps
NHC Condemns Exclusionary Statements on LGBTI+ Community in Turkey
13 May 2020In 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
08 May 2020Leaders 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
06 May 2020During 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
30 April 2020From ministry-employed researcher to whistle-blower, scientist Bülent Şık talks about his work on spreading information relating to public health.
Concern for Russian Journalist After Covid-19 Article About Chechnya
29 April 2020NHC and other human rights organisations released a joint call to investigate the death threats against Russian journalist Elena Milashina.
Human Rights Defender Rasul Jafarov Acquitted of All Charges by Azerbaijan Supreme Court
23 April 2020Originally 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
23 April 2020The 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
17 April 2020Civil 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.