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News

Transgender community attacked after important speech in the Armenian Parliament

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Protect the European Lesbian* Conference in Kyiv

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Azerbaijan releases 51 political prisoners

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Shameful scenes as Kazakh police detain dozens of peaceful protesters

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Opinion

Opinion

Populism or democracy – what comes next for Armenia after the successful elections?

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Opinion

Following Europe’s newest democracy

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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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Why we need human rights sanctions

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Strenghtening Civil Societies

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Finding the facts

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

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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.