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Opinion

Democratic ways to fighting Covid-19

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Statement

Almost 20 years on: Major victory for Chechen family in Norway

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Report

Report on the Human Rights Situation in South East Turkey

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Statement

How the Norwegian Helsinki Committee is functioning in the time of corona virus

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Campaign: 12 Women on the Barricades

We present 12 portraits of women standing on the barricades of other women, focusing on the greatest human rights challenges facing women in Europe today.

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

Topic

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.