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September 21, 2003

HRH protests the closing of the Human Rights Centre “Viasna”

 Belarusian civil society is experiencing a dramatic narrowing of the country´s official, legal and public space. Recent events show that this development particularly affects the free media and human rights organisations. Maria Dahle, executive director of the HRH Foundation has written a letter of protest to President Aleksandr Lukashenko. (21-SEP-03)
 

September 16, 2003

Health and Human Rights Info launched

Health and Human Rights Info – an internet database – is now available at http://www.hhri.org. The aim of the base is to make information on health and human rights accessible to health workers. (15-SEP-03)
 

August 22, 2003

The Kenya Human Rights House brought closer to reality

Years of work for the establishment of a Human Rights House in Nairobi seems about to be paying off. Since last year´s elections, three committed donors have come forward. While others are pending, a piece of land may also be donated. (22-AUG-03)
 

August 22, 2003

A Further Step Towards the Establishment of a Human Rights House in Minsk

Continued harassment of human rights NGOs in the Republic of Belarus confirms the need for a Human Rights House to be established as soon as possible. In June, the Belarusian Human Rights House Association was founded to that effect. (22-AUG-03)
 

August 22, 2003

HRH Initiates Discussions with Human Rights Organisations in Azerbaijan

Discussions have begun over a possible future Human Rights House in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan. (22-AUG-03)
 

August 4, 2003

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)

August 4, 2003

Enver Djuliman from the Norwegian Helsinki Committee receives Blanche Majors Reconciliation Prize

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.
(04 August 2003)
 

June 11, 2003

The loss of Tomasz Wacko

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee is grieving the tragic death of Tomasz Wacko. (11 June, 2003)

May 29, 2003

Advanced Course in Human Rights Defence

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has organized the first International Advanced Course in Human Rights Defence. On 18 May 35 participants were granted certificates for completing the Course. (28-MAY-03)
 

May 28, 2003

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. (26-MAY-03)

May 28, 2003

Advanced Course in Human Rights Defence

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has organized the first International Advanced Course in Human Rights Defence. On 18 May 35 participants were granted certificates for completing the Course. (28 May, 2003)
 

May 28, 2003

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. (26 May, 2003)