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“A victory for Russian civil society, but not justice” 

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Article

Three years after brutal crackdown, UN Human Rights Committee reviews Tajikistan

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Statement

Letter to High Representative Mogherini regarding Kyrgyzstan

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Report

NHC report to UN: Tajikistan in deep human rights crisis

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Who we are

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee base its work one the Helsinki Declaration, which states that respect for human rights is crucial for maintaining peace and cooperation between states.

Topics we are working on

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Finding the facts

We document human rights violations so that the guilty can be punished.

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Why we need human rights sanctions

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Where do we work?

We assist vulnerable groups, challenge public institutions to uphold the rule of law and hold authorities to account in 20 countries.