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Call for immediate release of journalist Stanislav Aseyev

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13 Dec

Anna Politkovskaya seminar 2018: Stories from the black holes of Europe

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Statement

Uzbekistan: Call for Murad Djuraev to be posthumously rehabilitated

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Seeking mid-way review

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Opinion

Opinion

Following Europe’s newest democracy

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Opinion

Will Hungary now revert to the rule of law?

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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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Learning peace

We educate teenagers to become the next generation of human rights defenders.

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Finding the facts

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

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Asylum policies

It is our job to defend people’s fundamental human right to seek asylum from persecution.

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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.

Opinion

Some hope and much despair: Political prisoners in Central Asia

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Annual Reports

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