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News from the Norwegian Human Rights House in Oslo - 2009

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Oslo House in 2009: working for HR worldwide

HRH in Oslo celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2009 and moved to a new building. Living in peace and in safety, the eight organisations of the House had multiple initivatives this year in different areas mostly dedicated to human rights abroad. They also served as coorganisers of campaigns and forums. Find a summary of our partner NGOs' activities in 2009 herein. 29 Dec 2009 »

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Copyright: burma.no, Marte Graff Jenssen

Burma: the worst health record in Southeast Asia

The people of Burma are used to suffering. Yet the regime is not without money. It siphons billions of dollars earned from natural energy resources into offshore accounts while its citizens are forced to seek health care in neighbouring countries. Investigative story by Phil Thornton. 23 Dec 2009 »

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UN official praises Norwegian PEN for saving an Afghan journalist

In an interview in the Norwegian daily Dagbladet, the UN's special representative in Islamic Republic of Afghanistan discloses some of the secrecy that has characterized the case of Afghan journalist Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh, right, his release and travel to Scandinavia. Credit is also given to Norwegian PEN and its Vice President Elisabeth Eide for contributing positively to solving this case. 19 Dec 2009 »

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Respect the dignity of Shirin Ebadi!

Members of the Norwegian Human Rights House urge the Iranian authorities to respect the dignity and work of the human rights lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize winner 2003, Shirin Ebadi. We ask the authorities to return the confiscated award and put an end to all kind of repression against the highly respected human rights defender and her relatives. 14 Dec 2009 »

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Kazakhstan OSCE presidency: human rights at stake

Following the election of Republic of Kazakhstan to chair the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Norway set up an embassy in Kazakh capital of Astana. -It is important that Norway takes on Kazakhstan's human rights abuses," said the leader of the Oslo Center and former foreign minister Kjell Magne Bondevik. 10 Dec 2009 »

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