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Request for targeted sanctions related to the imprisonment of Vladimir Kara-Murza

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Kyrgyzstan: Mass arrests of government critics in escalating crackdown on dissent

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Kazakhstan marks the one year anniversary of the repeal of the List of 200 jobs prohibiting employment of women’s labour

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The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize goes to human rights champions from Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia

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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.