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Georgia: Last chance to stop Russian-style crackdown on civil society

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Conscientious objection under pressure

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Manifesto for human rights in Europe

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Georgia: Withdraw the Russia-style “Foreign Agent” bill

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Campaign - #16 days of activism against gender-based violence

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee uses the international campaign #16DaysOfActivismAgainstGenderBasedViolence 2022 to promote the work of some of the women human rights defenders that amaze us, and who have found their own way of making the world more equal, one person at the time.

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


Documentation and Accountability

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.