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14 September 2023

The NHC Joins International Campaign For Justice From Belarusian Judges

The NHC joins a call on extending the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Russia

Together with several other INGOs, the NHC calls on States to support the renewal of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation during the upcoming 54th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

The NHC signs onto the Sunflower Declaration

Read more about the Sunflower Declaration by the Nobel Peace Center.

Belarus: Stop Ill-Treatment of Opposition Politician Maria Kalesnikava in Solitary Confinement; No Access to Doctors, Lawyer

NGOs call on Belarusian authorities to information about Kalesnikava’s health condition, urgently grant her access to doctors of her choice, restore her communication with her family, and reinstate her lawyer’s access, read more.

Grants for Exiled Russian CSOs Working on the Protection of Human Rights

Find out more about our call for proposals for Exiled Russian Civil Society Organisations working on the Protection of Human Rights.

Call for Local Experts: Supporting the Needs of Ukrainian CSOs

We are looking for local experts in civil society work in Ukraine to support our EU-funded project aimed at strengthening the resilience of CSOs in the reality affected by the war. Find out more and apply before 24 May.

 When Winning isn’t Enough: Civil Society and the European Court of Human Rights

Read about how the NHC is supporting civil society actors in pursuing the implementation of ECtHR judgements.

Ukraine’s Fire Woman, Lyudmyla Yankina: “I had to help”

For her extraordinary humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, Lyudmyla Yankina has been dubbed the fire woman. "I had to help," she says.

Russian authorities must stop persecution of the Moscow Helsinki Group, and broader civil society

The NHC and other members of the Civic Solidarity Platform demand that the Russian authorities stop attacks on the Moscow Helsinki Groups and other Russian Civil Society Organisations

NGOs call on European Parliament to rethink word limit of Urgency Resolutions

NGOs call on Metsola and the Presidents of the European Parliament to reconsider their recent decision to enforce a strict 500-word limit for all urgency resolutions.