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Norwegian government proposes pioneer human rights law for businesses

The proposal represents an important breakthrough and may bring Norway in front internationally.

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TURKEY:  Repeal the announcement of withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

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Natalia Soloviova: I want to make all of Russia a safe space for LGBTI persons

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Investigate threats against Valentina Likhoshva

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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

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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.