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18 November 2020

Anti-SLAPP Op-ed

The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Rights: Recommendations to the Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee

The NHC and 6 other NGOs formulated recommendations for the members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Dutch Parliament prior to their review of the 2021 budget.

Joint Statement Regarding Non-Implementation of ECHR Rulings Against Azerbaijan

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is concerned that Azerbaijan has failed to end politically-motivated prosecutions and imprisonment, despite ECHR rulings.

The NHC Notes the Outcome of Turkey’s Third Universal Periodic Review, Calls on the Government to Respect its Commitments

The outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey was formally adopted during the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Penitentiary Staff Training in Times of COVID-19: EPTA Annual Conference Successfully Fosters European Cooperation

The 2020 EPTA Annual Conference took place on 28 and 29 September and was organized by this year’s EPTA President together with the EPTA Steering Committee and the NHC.

OSCE Moscow Mechanism Report on Belarus

On 5 November 2020, Wolfgang Benedek presented his 'Moscow Mechanism' report on the Belarus election and its aftermath to the OSCE.

One Step Closer to an EU Magnitsky Act

The EC announces a Joint Proposal on implementation of sanctions against serious human rights violations and abuses worldwide; an EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime.

International Solidarity with Women and Peaceful Protestors in Poland

The NHC stands in solidarity with all those in Poland who have peacefully protested against the politicized attack on women's fundamental human rights and access to health care.

Visegrád 4: Democracy in the heart of Europe

The NHC held an online panel-discussion with experts and Dutch ambassadors to the Visegrád-countries regarding the rule of law and democracy in the heart of Europe.

Standing together: EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme for the Eastern Partnership

Call for Proposals to Supply Equipment to Counter Effects of the COVID-19 in Closed Institutions