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Norway - Oslo

News from the Norwegian Human Rights House in Oslo - 2003

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Ossietzky prize goes to Stavanger

The Ossietzsky prize, named after the Nobel laureate of 1936, the German pacifist and journalist Carl von Ossietzky, murdered by the Hitler regime in 1938, was awarded at the Human Rights House in Oslo today to the municipality of Stavanger, Norway.  19 Nov 2003 »

Image: Reconciliation prize to Enver Djuliman of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee

Reconciliation prize to Enver Djuliman of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee

The prize is awarded by “Travel for peace”, and is to be awarded each year to persons or organizations that work actively for reconciliation. Mr. Djuliman receives the prize for his good work for refugees in Norway and the Norwegian society in general, as well as for his contribution to reconciliation processes in ex-Yugoslavia. (4-AUG-03) 04 Aug 2003 »

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Dalai Lama Envoys visit China

The Norwegian Tibet Committee and the Tibetan Community in Norway welcome the second visit of Dalai Lama´s envoys to the People´s Republic of China, and urge the Norwegian Government to support the negotiations between the People´s Republic of China and Tibet. 28 May 2003 »

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USA, Iraq, and International Justice

USA´s ambassador for war crimes has suggested that people who committed war crimes during the Saddam Hussein era be tried in Iraqi courts. In a letter to the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs the Norwegian Helsinki Committee argues that these courts will not be independent and impartial, and that Norway and other countries should strive to establish an international tribunal for Iraqi war crimes. 30 Apr 2003 »

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"Conflicting perceptions" - New Report on Macedonia

A new report from the Norwegian Helsinki Committee describes the human rights development in FYR Macedonia since 2001, when a treaty was signed to strengthen the rights of the Albanian minority and contribute to the modernization of the country. 23 Apr 2003 »

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