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11 June 2020

Defending Human Rights Through Storytelling

The Annual EPTA Conference: Call for Papers

With a focus on sharing experiences on training activities in prison during a lockdown, the EPTA Network launched a Call for Paper for their Annual Conference.

Fighting for Free Speech and Against Political Persecution in Eastern Europe

In partnership with the European Implementation Network, the NHC is launching a new project focusing on compliance with ECtHR judgements regarding the freedom of speech.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Sebla Arcan

On the day that marks the start of the resistance against enforced disappearances in Turkey we share the of human rights defender Sebla Arcan and the Saturday Mothers.

NHC Director Speaks on Rising Tensions Between Hungary and the European Union

RTLZ news interviews NHC Director Pepijn Gerrits about what actions have been taken at the EU in response to the deterioration of democracy in Hungary.

Celebrating Virtual Pride During Lockdown in Albania

Virtual pride took place in Tirana with solidarity acts for the LGBTQ community. The day kicked off a month of awareness raising on LGBTQ issues in Albania.

Solving the Corona Crisis: Respect for Democracy is the Key

Op-Ed by NHC Executive Director and other democracy support organisations on why support and respect for democracy is key to solving the current corona crisis.

UN Launches New Report on Human Rights Approach to Rule of Law in the EU

"The case for a human rights approach to the rule of law in the EU" report launched by UN, in leadup to the first annual European Union report on the rule of law in all member states.

NHC and NJCM Submit Contribution to European Commission for Rule of Law Report

First Rule of Law Report on all 27 EU Member States is to be issued by the European Commission. Civil society, academia, and professionals were asked to contribute.

IN MEMORIAM: NHC Expert Advisor and Volunteer Adri Kemps

Remembering the life of Adri Kemps, long time NHC Expert Advisort and Volunteer.