"Defending human rights is everyone's job. We achieve a lot more when we stand united against injustice"

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10 Oct

Women on the Barricades

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Human rights in Europe’s grey zones

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Journalist Seymur Hazi released from prison in Azerbaijan

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Letter to High Representative Mogherini regarding Kyrgyzstan

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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


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.