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Norway - Oslo

News from the Norwegian Human Rights House in Oslo - 2013

Image: The UN’s human rights work should be increased

The UN’s human rights work should be increased

Members of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN) express their concern to learn that the European Union is aiming at further reducing the ordinary budget of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The NGOs call upon the European Union to support the work of the Office, by increasing its ordinary budget as a way to strengthen the impact of its work and cooperation by all States. 26 Nov 2013 »

Image: Campaigning for strong human rights defenders

Campaigning for strong human rights defenders

The right to be a human rights defender has been reinforced by the resolution adopted by consensus at the Human Rights Council. The resolution focuses on legislation affecting, restricting and criminalising the work and activities of human rights defenders. 21 Mar 2013 »

Image: Three years since the authorities ordered closure of the  Human Rights House Azerbaijan

Three years since the authorities ordered closure of the Human Rights House Azerbaijan

On 10 March 2011 Human Rights House Azerbaijan was ordered to seize all activities in Azerbaijan until an agreement with the authorities was adopted. Three years after, the Human Rights House Azerbaijan is still closed. 11 Mar 2013 »

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