08 May 2019 Strengthening Civil Society
EVENT: Panel Discussion on Media and Minorities Taking Place 20 May
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Pelin Ünker
30 April 2019Pelin Ünker is an award winning journalist targeted for her coverage of tax evasion schemes of Turkey’s political and business elite. Solidarity for her and other journalists must remain.
PACE Seeks to Strengthen Council of Europe and Prevent Russia’s Departure
26 April 2019During the PACE April session efforts continue to prevent Russia's departure from the Council of Europe, including proposals for more harmonised actions within the organisation.
What If You Did Not Have the Right to Vote in the EU?
17 April 2019The NHC co-organised A Privilege Free Day on 14 April in The Hague. The event focused, amongst others, on the importance of voting in the upcoming European Parliament elections.
Come to The Hague Freedom Weeks: A Privilege Free Day on 14 April
10 April 2019In celebration of the upcoming Dutch Liberation Day, the NHC will be hosting an event on Sunday 14 April as part of The Hague Freedom Weeks. Come and experience just how much freedom you enjoy.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Can Atalay and Yiğit Aksakoğlu
31 March 2019Along with 14 others, human rights defenders Atalay and Aksakoğlu are accused of attempting to overthrow the government in Turkey. The trumped up charges against them must be dropped.
Looking to the future: NHC Strategy 2019-2022
22 March 2019NHC Strategy 2019-2022 will serve as the foundation from which the organisation will contribute to realising human rights for all.
The Right to Peaceful Assembly: NHC Contributes to Human Rights Committee Talks
20 March 2019Under various pretexts, authorities in many countries have criminalized the very right laid out in Article 21 of the ICCPR.
Call to Release Gönül Öztürkoğlu
18 March 2019Gönül Öztürkoğlu, the president of the Malatya branch of the Human Rights Association in Turkey has been held in pre-trial detention for over three months. NHC calls for her immediate release.
Applications Open for Trainings: “Decentralisation and Citizen Participation” &“Public Finance Management”
14 March 2019Applications are now open for Matra Rule of Law Trainings "Decentralisation and Citizen Participation" and "Public Finance Management" to be held 19–28 June 2019. Deadlines: 14 April and 21 April.