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05 August 2020

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Cihan Aydın

Defending Human Rights is not a Crime: Turkey’s ruling against Istanbul-10

The NHC strongly condemns the prison sentences handed down on 3 July 2020 against four human rights defenders in Turkey.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Yasemin Öz

From the importance of LGTBI+ representation to the role of LGTBI+ allies, human rights defender and lawyer Yasemin Öz discusses the landscape for defending LGTBI+ in Turkey.

Defending Human Rights Through Storytelling

Together with seven civil society organisations, the NHC joined an international storytelling campaign to share the stories of how individuals and communities together defend rights.

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.

Applications Now Open for Matra RoLT Training: “Detention and Alternative Sanctions”

Applications are now open for Matra Rule of Law Training "Detention and Alternative Sanctions" to be held 5-12 September 2019. Deadline is 7 July 2019.

Working Towards Independence of the Judiciary in Armenia: Interview with Hayk Hovhannisyan 2019 ROLT Alumni

Interview on the future of rule of law in Armenia with Hayk Hovhannisyan, Supreme Judicial Council of Armenia Member. and one of the first ROLT participants from Armenia.

Applications Open for Trainings: “Decentralisation and Citizen Participation” &“Public Finance Management”

Applications 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.

Applications Now Open for the Matra RoLT Training: “Human Rights and Minorities”

NHC is now accepting applications for the 2019 Matra Rule of Law Training Human Rights and Minorities.

Rule of Law is Not Only a National Matter

The 2018 Rule of Law Training Alumni Day took place in Belgrade this year. Participants discussed the rule of law and important role civil servants play in its functioning.