Ukraine needs our help!

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New report on human rights sanctions

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Doing Business in Authoritarian States

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Roots of nuclear blackmail

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Call for Proposals: NHC Small Grants Program for Central Asia

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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


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.