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Why Europe needs a Magnitsky law

London:

Why Europe needs a Magnitsky law

A new book edited by Russian-French journalist Elena Servettaz, arguing for Europe to enact a Magnitsky law similar to the US Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act was launched in the UK on 5 November. -The book presents powerful arguments that Europe should deny visa and freeze assets of those who killed Sergei Magnitsky and other human rights violators, said Bjørn Engesland, Secretary General.

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Books

Employees of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee regularly release books about issues related to their areas of competence. The books are released by various publishers. By clicking the titles below, you will find more information on where to order them. Some of the books may also be ordered from the NHC secretariat. To do so, please send an email to nhc@nhc.no.


Everyone is silent about their own: Stories of one war

New book:

Everyone is silent about their own: Stories of one war

Russian Civic Assistance Committee will soon present a book,- a collection of memories of eyewitnesses of and participants in the Chechen wars. The title of the book, published in Russian, is ‘Stories of one war’ / Каждый молчит о своем: истории одной войны,

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Launched in Brussels

Yugoslavia's Implosion:

Launched in Brussels

Sonia Biserko, Chair of the Serbian Helsinki Committee and author of the book “Yugoslavia’s Implosion” published by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, visited Brussels on 19-20 March to launch the book and take part in discussions around the topic of “Serbian nationalism still alive: what impact for EU enlargement?”.

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Yugoslavia's Implosion

Yugoslavia's Implosion

"This is not a history book. It is a book debating history, with the ambition of challenging what Serbia is and may become." In this book Sonja Biserko, Chair of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, challenges the nationalist narratives that have shaped Serbian politics for more than a century, particularly the last two decades, and which still acts as an obstacle to democratization, reconcilation with the surrounding nations of the former Yugoslavia and integration into Europe.

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