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  • Drawing for Freedom exhibition opens in Berlin

    Exhibition and roundtable in Berlin:

    Drawing for Freedom exhibition opens in Berlin

    Today the exhibition Drawing for Freedom, depicting political prisoners in Azerbaijan, opens at the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Berlin. The art project ”Drawing for Freedom” is a cooperation between the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the Academy of Fine Art of the Oslo National Academy of the Arts.The thematic focus of the project is political prisoners in Azerbaijan. On 22 July, at 18:00, the Heinrich Böll Foundation jointly with NHC, organises a panel discussion on the situation in Azerbaijan in the same place, titled 'Azerbaijan: shrinking or lost spaces for opposition?'. There will also be a tour of the exhibition.

    Open Thursday, 15.06.2017 10:00 – Saturday, 01.07.2017 18:00
    Daily opening hours: 10:00 - 18

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  • A letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres ahead of Tajikistan visit

    Tajikistan:

    A letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres ahead of Tajikistan visit

    Together with Civil Rights Defenders, Sweden, and Freedom Now, USA, NHC has written a letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres ahead of his visit to Tajikistan, reminding him of the grave human rights situation and the negative development in the country. Since 2014, the Tajik government has undertaken a widespread crackdown to dismantle and discredit the country’s peaceful political opposition.

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  • 2017 Oslo Freedom Forum opened!

    Norway:

    2017 Oslo Freedom Forum opened!

    The Norwegian Helsinki Committee is a partner of the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) which is now underway in Oslo. OFF is a thriving global community of people who share the common vision of making the world a more peaceful, prosperous, and free place. The ninth annual forum will unite dissidents, activists, artists, journalists, and changemakers in Oslo on May 22-24, 2017.

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