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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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Marking International Whistleblower Day in Croatia

On March 24, International Whistleblower Day, GOOD Initiative, Center for Peace Studies, GONG and the Human Rights House Zagreb called upon all citizens and educational staff to openly warn of harmful policies and practices in the Croatian education system. 27 Mar 2017 »

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Serbia reviewed at UN Human Rights Committee

“There is a shrinking space for the debate about human rights and fundamental freedoms in Serbian society. Also, there is less and less public scrutiny of the Government that has a negative effect on the human rights situation in Serbia." 14 Mar 2017 »

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All humans need rights

“In Croatia, constitutional values are now questioned in the media and by government officials. Yet 65 percent of people support the rights in the constitution, such as gender equality and women’s rights; we need these people to not stay silent and to stand up to defend these rights." 02 Mar 2017 »

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A necessary pillar for a lasting peace

“We, as human rights defenders, do not believe that people stand beside sufferance without compassion. People said “never again,” and their will has been a lasting peace.” 01 Mar 2017 »

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Croatia must stand beside civil society at United Nations

The Human Rights Council opens today in Geneva. For Croatia, it carries strong symbolic value: it is the first time that it will attend as a member of the United Nations’ highest body to promote human rights. 27 Feb 2017 »

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