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News from the House of the Helsinki Foundation For Human Rights in Warsaw - 2007

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WATCH DOCS 2007 - prizes

The closing ceremony of the 7th International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film took place at the Muranów cinema on 16 December 2007. As the best film, the festival’s audience selected the Israeli documentary “Bridge over the Wadi”, directed by Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann, about a joint Israeli-Arab elementary school. Director Barak Heymann collected the award on Sunday. 18 Dec 2007 »

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7th International Watch Docs Film Festival

The 7th International Film Festival Watch Docs – Human Rights in Film is currently taking place in Warsaw. The festival is organized by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Public Film Institute and the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. The best documentaries from around the world, which use an interesting and original form to deliver contents associated with human rights tactics, will be presented during the festival that will last from 7 to 16 December.( 10-DEC-07) 10 Dec 2007 »

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Hyde Park in Warsaw

The Warsaw City Council decided that Hyde Park – a place where it will be possible to organize an assembly without informing the capital’s president in advance and without the need to receive many permits – will be set up in front of the Palace of Culture and Science (right). It is the first place like that in the Republic of Poland. Opening ceremony will take place on December 12, 2007. 05 Dec 2007 »

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Lecture pro memoriam Marek Nowicki

A lecture by Judge Aharon Barak (right), former President of the Israeli Supreme Court, entitled “In Search of Common Sense – Proportionality and Balancing Interests in Constitutional Adjudication” was held on 30 November 2007 in the Adam Mickiewicz assembly hall at Warsaw University’s Auditorium Maximum. 01 Dec 2007 »

Image: Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights honored for outstanding achievements in promoting idea of toler

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights honored for outstanding achievements in promoting idea of toler

On 16 November, the Ecumenical Foundation “Tolerance” honored the HFHR for “outstanding achievements in promoting idea of tolerance” by awarding it a diploma and the “Deserved for Tolerance” medal. The awarding ceremony takes place each year during the International Tolerance Day set by UNESCO. 19 Nov 2007 »

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