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2015

  • Apr 8, 2015

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Renewed Commitment to Defending Human Rights of Roma Press Release
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  • Feb 27, 2015

    Chairman Smith Condemns Brutal Murder of Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Jan 30, 2015

    Chairman Smith and Rep. McGovern Introduce “Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act” Press Release
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2014

  • Dec 17, 2014

    Premiere Screening of "The Gang" Event
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  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Host Premiere Screening of "The Gang" Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chair Notes Challenges, Need for Action on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Marks Five-Year Anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky’s Death Press Release
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  • Nov 14, 2014

    Briefing: Ukraine's Pivotal Parliamentary Poll Event
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  • Nov 7, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Congratulates Ukraine on Successful Parliamentary Election Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Briefing: Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Event
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2014

    Rep. Alcee Hastings (Ranking Member - House) - U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jul 16, 2014

    Political Pluralism in the OSCE Mediterranean Partners? Hearing
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Live Webcast: Political Pluralism in the OSCE Mediterranean Partners? Press Release
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Shibley Telhami (Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development) - University of Maryland Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    William B. Taylor (Vice President for Middle East and Africa) - United States Institute of Peace Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    William Roebuck (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs) - U.S. Department of State Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Zeinab Elnour Abdelkarim (Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa Programs) - The International Foundation for Electoral Systems Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Sen. Ben Cardin (Chairman) - U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Rep. Chris Smith (Co-Chairman) - U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jun 27, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on OSCE Mediterranean Partners Press Release
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2013

  • May 28, 2013

    Bulgaria Holds Early Parliamentary Elections; OSCE Mounts Full-Scale Election Observation Mission Article
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2012

  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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2011

  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    Belarus: The Ongoing Crackdown and Forces for Change Hearing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    From Arab Spring to Coptic Winter: Sectarian Violence and the Struggle for Democratic Transition in Egypt Hearing
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  • Nov 10, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Egypt Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2011

    Hearing on Northern Ireland Event
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  • Mar 15, 2011

    Senator Cardin's Response to Rep. King's U.S. Anti-Muslim Hearings Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2011

    Commission Leadership Condemns Violence, Calls for Egyptian Transition to Democracy to Begin Press Release
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2010

  • Dec 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Statement on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Focuses on U.S. Support for Western Balkan Countries Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    The Western Balkans: Developments in 2010 and Hopes for the Future Hearing
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Event
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  • Dec 7, 2010

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Receives NCSJ Torch of Liberty Award Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Attack on Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2010

    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Hastings Introduces Resolution for Government Stability in Iraq Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Hastings Raises Cause of Roma, Muslims through Commission Minority Events with French Delegation Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Commissioners: Democracy, Human Rights Needed for a Stable Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 22, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold a Hearing on Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2010

    Cardin, Wicker Raise Rule of Law Case Ahead of US-Russia Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2010

    U.S. and European Parliamentarians Press for Minority Gains Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2010

    Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference – News Conference Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Dismayed over Kazakhstani Supreme Court Refusal to Review Zhovtis Case Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Urge Calm in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Concerned about Crackdown on Freedom of Expression in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    Commission Slams Azerbaijan Over Case of Jailed Bloggers Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Mar 10, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings: Kazakhstan Supreme Court Should Consider Case of Imprisoned Rights Activist Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Cardin Introduces Maryland’s Ian Kelly, Nominee for Ambassador to OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 19, 2010

    Co-Chairman Hastings Statement on Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 3, 2009

    Chairman Cardin Meets with Hungarian Prime Minister Bajnai Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Anti-Corruption Lawyer in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Hastings Continues to Lead on Minority Political Participation at UN Forum Press Release
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Cooperation from Tolerance Representatives Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Reengagement in Balkans Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2009

    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 18, 2009

    Commission Plays Leading Role at Parliamentary Assembly in Lithuania Article
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  • Jun 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Urge Compromises in Bosnia Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings to Lead Congressional Delegation to Balkans, Baltics Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Celebrate 144th Anniversary of Juneteenth Press Release
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  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Elections in Lebanon Press Release
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  • Feb 18, 2009

    Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Event
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  • Feb 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Co-Host a Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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2008

  • Nov 12, 2008

    Georgia Debate and Mediterranean Forum Highlight OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Toronto Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Joins with European Parliamentarians to Express Support for Tibetan People Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    Sodertalje, Sweden Accepts 5,000 Iraqi Refugees Statement
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  • Apr 10, 2008

    Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Event
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  • Apr 7, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Respect for Human Rights of Roma Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Jan 15, 2008

    Human Rights and Democracy in Belarus Off to Discouraging Start in the New Year Statement
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2007

  • Dec 27, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Condemn Former Prime Minister Bhutto’s Assassination Press Release
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  • Dec 13, 2007

    Hastings Travels to Israel Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2007

    Hastings Outraged by Merciless Attack on Belarus’ Young Front Leader Zmitser Fedaruk Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2007

    * Material submitted for the record * () - Testimony
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Hastings Lauds International Tracing Service on Ratifying Holocaust Archives Agreement Press Release
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    The Future Belarus: Democracy or Dictatorship? Briefing
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Leading Belarusian Democracy and Human Right Activists Event
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Leading Belarusian Democracy and Human Rights Activists Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Addresses the Rise of Hate Crimes and Discrimination in Europe Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Rise in Hate Crimes and Discrimination in Europe Event
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  • Nov 6, 2007

    Combating Hate Crimes and Discrimination in the OSCE Briefing
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  • Nov 1, 2007

    ** ROOM CHANGE ** Press Release
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Rise in Hate Crimes and Discrimination in Europe Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing with OSCE PA President Göran Lennmarker Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Sustaining the fight: Combating Anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance within the OSCE Article
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  • Jan 30, 2007

    Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Hungarian Uprising Statement
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2006

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2006 Statement
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  • Sep 27, 2006

    Human Rights Abuses in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2006 Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Hearing
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  • Jul 25, 2006

    Uzbekistan: Are There Prospects for Change? Briefing
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Prospects for Political Change in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2006

    Kazakhstan's Candidacy for OSCE Chairmanship Statement
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 15, 2006

    Human Rights, Democracy, and Integration in South Central Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on South Central Europe Press Release
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  • Apr 4, 2006

    54 Members of Congress Write President of Turkmenistan Urging Release of Prisoner of Conscience Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2006

    Belarusian Election Turning Into a Farce Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Imprisonment of Uzbek Activists Press Release
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  • Feb 8, 2006

    Human Rights, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance in Russia : Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Feb 1, 2006

    Democracy in Belarus Briefing
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  • Jan 24, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Mourn Passing of Kosovo President, Laud Man of "Peace" and "Decency" Press Release
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2005

  • Nov 23, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and Their Relevance to the Middle East Article
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  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Laud Bosnian War Crimes Tribunals, Call for Continued Cooperation from Balkan States Press Release
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  • Oct 12, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and their Relevance to the Middle East Briefing
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  • Oct 6, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Implications of the Egyptian Election Results Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2005

    Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Solidarity Movement in Poland Statement
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  • Jul 18, 2005

    Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Solidarity Movement in Poland Statement
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  • Jul 11, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Call for Remembrance of Srebrenica Massacre Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Laud Srebrenica Resolution, Call for Remembrance Press Release
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  • Jun 24, 2005

    Russia: Human Rights and Political Prospects Briefing
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  • Jun 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Latest Developments in Uzbekistan Crisis Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Iran's Human Rights Record, Call for Joint U.S.-Europe Response Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Probe Trans-Atlantic Response to Iran Crisis Press Release
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  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Azerbaijan Crackdown, Call for Pluralism and Democracy Press Release
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  • May 26, 2005

    Kosovo Human Rights Still At Risk, Helsinki Commission Members Find Press Release
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  • May 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission, Top U.N. Official to Discuss Human Rights Concerns in Kosovo Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • May 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Probes Uzbek Crisis Press Release
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Apr 1, 2005

    UPDATE: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kyrgyzstan's Revolution Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2005

    Albania's Efforts to Meet OSCE Election Standards Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2005

    Nomination of Condoleezza Rice to be Secretary of State Statement
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  • Jan 18, 2005

    The Mediterranean Dimension Today: Seeds of Hope Article
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 15, 2004

    Briefing Surveys Human Rights of Russia's Roma Population Article
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  • Oct 7, 2004

    Supporting Democracy in Belarus Statement
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    Belarus Democracy Act Unanimously Passes U.S. House Press Release
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  • Oct 4, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing on Advancing Democracy in Albania Article
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  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing Democracy in Albania Hearing
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  • Jul 14, 2004

    Advancing Democracy in Albania Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Unsolved Murder of Ukrainian Journalist Heorhiy Gongadze Statement
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  • May 5, 2004

    Hearing: Northern Ireland Update: Implementation of the Cory Reports and Impact on Good Friday Agreement Hearing
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  • Mar 26, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge Tough U.S. Stance on Indicted War Criminals Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2004

    Hearing: Human Rights and Police Reform in Northern Ireland Hearing
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  • Mar 12, 2004

    Policing and Human Rights Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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2003

  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Nov 23, 2003

    Flawed Elections in the Caucasus Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    A Fine Sense of Irony Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Nov 10, 2003

    CANCELLED Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Oct 3, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Partner States of the OSCE: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Features Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights Romania's Road to NATO and the EU Press Release
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  • Sep 12, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Presents: Two Documentary Films about Chechnya Briefing
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jul 28, 2003

    S. Res. 202, Expressing the Sense of the Senate Regarding the Genocidal Ukraine Famine of 1932-33 Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
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  • Jul 7, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Press Belgrade to Apprehend Indicted War Criminals, Cooperate with Hague Tribunal Article
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus Statement
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  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • May 28, 2003

    War Crimes Prosecution, Human Rights in Serbia Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • May 8, 2003

    Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act into Foreign Relations Act Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act of 2003 Moves Closer to Passage Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce “Belarus Democracy Act of 2003” Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    In Memory of Zoran Djindjic Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Mourning the Assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Djindjic Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Feb 11, 2003

    Honoring Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel Statement
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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2002

  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Briefing: Turkey: After the Election Briefing
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  • Nov 13, 2002

    Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate Statement
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  • Nov 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 26, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan President Urged to Make Progress on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2002

    Smith, Hoyer Letter to Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akaev Press Release
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Putin’s Action on Chechnya, Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Letter to President Vladimir Putin Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Democratic Institutions and Elections at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act Statement
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  • Jun 21, 2002

    Human Rights Concerns in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jun 20, 2002

    Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy Hearing
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  • Jun 19, 2002

    Hearing: Prospects for Ethnic Harmony in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Kosovo’s Human Rights Atmosphere Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Apr 10, 2002

    Cyprus Talks Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Apr 9, 2002

    Hearing: Romani Human Rights: Old Problems, New Possibilities Hearing
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov Statement
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  • Mar 21, 2002

    Ukraine Elections Resolution Statement
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  • Mar 21, 2002

    Commissioners Spearhead Passage of Resolution on Ukraine Press Release
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  • Mar 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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  • Mar 19, 2002

    Resolution Urging Ukraine to Ensure a Democratic, Transparent and Fair Election Process Statement
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 8, 2002

    Upcoming Ukraine Parliamentary Elections Focus of Briefing Article
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Feb 20, 2002

    Ukraine Parliamentary Elections Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Feb 7, 2002

    Introduction of S. Res. 205 on Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine Statement
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  • Jan 24, 2002

    Belarus - Opportunities Squandered Statement
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  • Jan 17, 2002

    Commission Holds Hearing on Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan Article
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2001

    U.S. Special Coordinator for Cyprus Briefs Commission as Talks Renew in Nicosia Article
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  • Sep 14, 2001

    Missed Opportunity in Belarus Article
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  • Aug 9, 2001

    Prospects Fade for Free and Fair Belarus Elections Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Remember Romani Holocaust Press Release
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  • Jul 18, 2001

    "Disappeared" Belarusian Opposition Leaders Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Members React to Milosevic Developments Press Release
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • May 17, 2001

    Eightieth Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr. Andrei Sakharov Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    Congratulating Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the Tenth Anniversary of their Independence Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    Democracy Under Siege in Belarus Statement
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • Apr 25, 2001

    Commemorating Armenian Genocide Statement
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  • Apr 25, 2001

    Human Rights, Democracy in Ukraine Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 5, 2001

    Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 29, 2001

    Hearing: Recent Developments in and around Kosovo Hearing
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  • Mar 8, 2001

    Serbia-Otpor Organization Statement
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  • Mar 1, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Urges Ukraine to Confront Legacy of Corruption Press Release
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  • Jan 19, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Calls on Cuba to Release Czech Citizens Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Efforts to Locate U.S. Aid Worker Missing in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Jan 5, 2001

    Yugoslav Foreign Minister Assures Chairman Smith of Improved Human Rights Press Release
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2000

  • Oct 19, 2000

    Democracy Denied in Belarus Statement
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  • Oct 1, 2000

    Report on Croatia's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • Sep 29, 2000

    Continuing Climate of Fear in Belarus Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Serbia Democratization of 2000 Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Sep 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Lack of Northern Ireland Police Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 21, 2000

    REMINDER Helsinki Commission Hearing Probes Northern Ireland Human Rights and Policing Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 14, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Co-Hosts Exhibit Honoring Return of Soviet Jews to Israel Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Probes Northern Ireland Human Rights and Policing Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    Milosevic Reign of Terror in Yugoslavia Hindering Human Rights and Democracy, Witnesses Testify Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    Hearing: Milosevic's Crackdown in Serbia and Threat to Montenegro Hearing
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 13, 2000

    Tenth Anniversary of Ukraine Sovereignty Declaration Statement
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  • Jun 20, 2000

    Senators Urge Albright Meeting with Belarus Opposition Party Leaders Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2000

    Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety of Belarus Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • Jun 13, 2000

    Hearing: Bosnia's Future Under the Dayton Agreement Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Anti-Discrimination Laws Needed, Witnesses Testify at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Roma Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • Jun 8, 2000

    Hearing: Human Rights of the Romani Minority Hearing
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  • Jun 8, 2000

    Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety of Belarus Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • May 31, 2000

    Commissioners Outraged Over Lukashenka Threats Against Belarusian Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Mar 30, 2000

    Suppression of Peaceful Demonstrations in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 10, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced: “Protection of Human Rights Advocates in Northern Ireland” Press Release
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  • Mar 9, 2000

    Hearing: Belarus at the Crossroads Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Feb 20, 2000

    Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan Article
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  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Kosovo’s Displaced and Imprisoned Press Release
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  • Feb 8, 2000

    Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Russian Bombing of Nuclear Waste Dumps Charged by Chechen Parliamentarians Press Release
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  • Feb 1, 2000

    Hearing: Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Hearing
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  • Jan 28, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Briefing with Chechen Parliamentarians Announced Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on Montenegro Announced Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2000

    Chairman Slams Russian Policy in Chechnya as “Hippocratic Oath in Reverse” Press Release
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1999

  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 22, 1999

    Crackdown in Belarus Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Oct 20, 1999

    Belarus' President Lukashenka Called on the Carpet by Helsinki Commission for Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • Jul 20, 1999

    Developments in Belarus Statement
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  • Jul 13, 1999

    Commission Chairman Welcomes Vote on Czech Citizenship Press Release
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  • May 11, 1999

    Commission Witnesses Call for Stronger Action Against Milosevic Press Release
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  • May 2, 1999

    Constitutional Impasse Continues in Belarus Statement
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  • Apr 27, 1999

    Hearing: Belarus--Back in the USSR? Hearing
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” Press Release
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  • Apr 12, 1999

    Commission releases Chairman’s statement on the assassination of Slavko Curuvija Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 1999

    Briefing: Deputy Shishlov: The Decline in Human Rights, Rule of Law, Religious Liberty, and Environmental Safety in Russia Today Briefing
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  • Mar 13, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on The State of Democratization and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Announced Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 1999

    The Serbia and Montenegro Democracy Act of 1999 Statement
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  • Feb 9, 1999

    1999-A Critical Year for Belarus Statement
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  • Feb 4, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Expresses Regret Over Czech Parliament’s Actions Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 1999

    Helsinki Commissioners Reps. Smith and Hoyer Discuss Keys Issues with Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Palous Press Release
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  • Jan 8, 1999

    Briefing: Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia: Electoral and Political Outlook for 1999 Briefing
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1998

  • Dec 10, 1998

    Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 1998

    Hearing: Romani Human Rights in Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 19, 1998

    Briefing: Belarus Opposition Leaders Briefing
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  • Mar 18, 1998

    Hearing: Repression and Violence in Kosovo and Hearing on Kosovo: The Humanitarian Perspective Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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1997

  • Sep 1, 1997

    Report on Human Rights and Democratization in Slovakia Article
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  • Jun 12, 1997

    Briefing: The Human Rights Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Jun 1, 1997

    Report on Human Rights and the Process of NATO Enlargement Article
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  • Mar 21, 1997

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Croatia Briefing
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1996

  • Dec 12, 1996

    Hearing: Political Turmoil in Serbia Hearing
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  • Dec 12, 1996

    Briefing: Brcko and the Future of Bosnia Briefing
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  • Oct 30, 1996

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Belarus Briefing
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  • Oct 25, 1996

    Briefing: Civil Implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia Briefing
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  • Sep 1, 1996

    Report: Ex Post Facto Problems of the Czech Citizenship Law Article
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  • Aug 1, 1996

    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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  • Jun 26, 1996

    Hearing: Bosnia: Should the OSCE Certify Conditions Exist for Free and Fair Elections? Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 1996

    Briefing: Albanian Parliamentary Elections Briefing
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1995

  • Sep 19, 1995

    Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils Hearing
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  • Jun 6, 1995

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 23, 1995

    Report: International Seminar on Tolerance Article
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  • Apr 4, 1995

    Hearing: Genocide in Bosnia Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 1995

    Report on the Parliamentary Election in Estonia and Status of Non-Citizens Article
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1994

  • Sep 21, 1994

    Hearing: Disability Rights and U.S. Foregin Policy Hearing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Romania Article
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  • May 16, 1994

    Briefing: Human Rights Law Group Briefing on Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 5, 1994

    Hearing: Human Rights in Kosovo, the Sandzak, and Vojvodina Hearing
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  • May 1, 1994

    Briefing: Criminalizing Parliamentary Speech in Turkey Briefing
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1993

  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Croatia Article
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans- Part 2 Hearing
    more
  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans Hearing
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  • May 17, 1993

    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 Briefing
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  • Jan 25, 1993

    Hearing: War Crimes and the Humanitarian Crisis in the Former Yugoslavia - Part 4 Hearing
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1992

  • Aug 10, 1992

    Hearing: Ethnic Russians in the Baltic States Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights - Part 3 Hearing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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1991

  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • May 22, 1991

    Hearing: Democratic Developments in Albania Hearing
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1990

  • Aug 18, 1990

    Report: Helsinki Commission on the US. Congressional Delegation Visit to Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslavkia and Berlin Article
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  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: German Unification and the CSCE Process Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 1990

    Hearing: Status Report on Soviet Jewry Hearing
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1989

  • Dec 1, 1989

    Report: Revolt Against the Silence - The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
    more
  • Oct 19, 1989

    Hearing: The Baltic Question Hearing
    more
  • Jul 18, 1989

    Hearing: Paris Human Dimension Meeting - Human Rights in the Helsinki Process Hearing
    more
  • Jul 12, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society - Soviet Psychiatric Practices Hearing
    more
  • May 17, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society Hearing
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1988

  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights in Eastern Europe Article
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  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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  • Sep 23, 1988

    Hearing: The Current Situation in Poland Hearing
    more
  • Jul 1, 1988

    Report: The State of Human Rights in Turkey (An Update) Article
    more
  • May 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights - The Gorbachev Record Article
    more

1987

  • May 1, 1987

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident - Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations Article
    more

1986

  • Jul 1, 1986

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident Article
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1985

  • Jul 25, 1985

    Baltic Tribunal Against the Soviet Union Article
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  • Jun 25, 1985

    Hearing: The Ottawa Human Rights Experts Meeting and the Future of the Helsinki Process Hearing
    more

1983

  • Sep 20, 1983

    Hearing: Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union Hearing
    more
  • Aug 3, 1983

    Hearing: Update on Raoul Wallenberg Hearing
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1982

  • Oct 1, 1982

    Report: Human Rights Situation in Turkey Article
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  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
    more

1979

  • May 11, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. X - Alexsandr Ginzburg on the Human Rights Situation in the U.S.S.R. Hearing
    more
  • Apr 5, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. IX - U.S. Visa Policies Hearing
    more
  • Apr 3, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
    more

1978

  • Jun 6, 1978

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VI - Soviet Law and Helsinki Monitors Hearing
    more
  • May 4, 1978

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. V - The Right to Citizenship in the Soviet Union Hearing
    more

1977

  • Jun 5, 1977

    Hearings: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. IV - Reports on Soviet Repression and the Belgrade Conference Hearing
    more
  • Feb 23, 1977

    Hearings: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. I - Human Rights & Contacts Hearing
    more


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    Helsinki Commission Calls for Renewed Commitment to Defending Human Rights of Roma Press Release
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  • Feb 27, 2015

    Chairman Smith Condemns Brutal Murder of Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Jan 30, 2015

    Chairman Smith and Rep. McGovern Introduce “Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act” Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Host Premiere Screening of "The Gang" Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chair Notes Challenges, Need for Action on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Marks Five-Year Anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky’s Death Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Congratulates Ukraine on Successful Parliamentary Election Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Live Webcast: Political Pluralism in the OSCE Mediterranean Partners? Press Release
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  • Jun 27, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on OSCE Mediterranean Partners Press Release
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  • May 28, 2013

    Bulgaria Holds Early Parliamentary Elections; OSCE Mounts Full-Scale Election Observation Mission Article
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 10, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Egypt Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2011

    Commission Leadership Condemns Violence, Calls for Egyptian Transition to Democracy to Begin Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Statement on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Focuses on U.S. Support for Western Balkan Countries Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2010

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Receives NCSJ Torch of Liberty Award Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Attack on Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2010

    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Hastings Introduces Resolution for Government Stability in Iraq Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Hastings Raises Cause of Roma, Muslims through Commission Minority Events with French Delegation Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Commissioners: Democracy, Human Rights Needed for a Stable Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 22, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold a Hearing on Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2010

    Cardin, Wicker Raise Rule of Law Case Ahead of US-Russia Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2010

    U.S. and European Parliamentarians Press for Minority Gains Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2010

    Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference – News Conference Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Dismayed over Kazakhstani Supreme Court Refusal to Review Zhovtis Case Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Urge Calm in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Concerned about Crackdown on Freedom of Expression in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    Commission Slams Azerbaijan Over Case of Jailed Bloggers Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings: Kazakhstan Supreme Court Should Consider Case of Imprisoned Rights Activist Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Cardin Introduces Maryland’s Ian Kelly, Nominee for Ambassador to OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 19, 2010

    Co-Chairman Hastings Statement on Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2009

    Chairman Cardin Meets with Hungarian Prime Minister Bajnai Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Anti-Corruption Lawyer in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Hastings Continues to Lead on Minority Political Participation at UN Forum Press Release
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Cooperation from Tolerance Representatives Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Reengagement in Balkans Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2009

    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 18, 2009

    Commission Plays Leading Role at Parliamentary Assembly in Lithuania Article
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  • Jun 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Urge Compromises in Bosnia Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings to Lead Congressional Delegation to Balkans, Baltics Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Celebrate 144th Anniversary of Juneteenth Press Release
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  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Elections in Lebanon Press Release
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  • Feb 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Co-Host a Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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  • Nov 12, 2008

    Georgia Debate and Mediterranean Forum Highlight OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Toronto Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Joins with European Parliamentarians to Express Support for Tibetan People Press Release
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  • Apr 7, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Respect for Human Rights of Roma Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Dec 27, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Condemn Former Prime Minister Bhutto’s Assassination Press Release
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  • Dec 13, 2007

    Hastings Travels to Israel Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2007

    Hastings Outraged by Merciless Attack on Belarus’ Young Front Leader Zmitser Fedaruk Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Hastings Lauds International Tracing Service on Ratifying Holocaust Archives Agreement Press Release
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Leading Belarusian Democracy and Human Rights Activists Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Addresses the Rise of Hate Crimes and Discrimination in Europe Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2007

    ** ROOM CHANGE ** Press Release
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Rise in Hate Crimes and Discrimination in Europe Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing with OSCE PA President Göran Lennmarker Press Release
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Sustaining the fight: Combating Anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance within the OSCE Article
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Prospects for Political Change in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on South Central Europe Press Release
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  • Apr 4, 2006

    54 Members of Congress Write President of Turkmenistan Urging Release of Prisoner of Conscience Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2006

    Belarusian Election Turning Into a Farce Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Imprisonment of Uzbek Activists Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Jan 24, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Mourn Passing of Kosovo President, Laud Man of "Peace" and "Decency" Press Release
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  • Nov 23, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and Their Relevance to the Middle East Article
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  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Laud Bosnian War Crimes Tribunals, Call for Continued Cooperation from Balkan States Press Release
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  • Oct 6, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Implications of the Egyptian Election Results Press Release
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  • Jul 11, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Call for Remembrance of Srebrenica Massacre Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Laud Srebrenica Resolution, Call for Remembrance Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Latest Developments in Uzbekistan Crisis Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Iran's Human Rights Record, Call for Joint U.S.-Europe Response Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Probe Trans-Atlantic Response to Iran Crisis Press Release
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  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Azerbaijan Crackdown, Call for Pluralism and Democracy Press Release
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  • May 26, 2005

    Kosovo Human Rights Still At Risk, Helsinki Commission Members Find Press Release
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  • May 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission, Top U.N. Official to Discuss Human Rights Concerns in Kosovo Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Probes Uzbek Crisis Press Release
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Apr 1, 2005

    UPDATE: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kyrgyzstan's Revolution Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2005

    Albania's Efforts to Meet OSCE Election Standards Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 18, 2005

    The Mediterranean Dimension Today: Seeds of Hope Article
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  • Oct 15, 2004

    Briefing Surveys Human Rights of Russia's Roma Population Article
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    Belarus Democracy Act Unanimously Passes U.S. House Press Release
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  • Oct 4, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing on Advancing Democracy in Albania Article
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  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
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  • Jul 14, 2004

    Advancing Democracy in Albania Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 26, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge Tough U.S. Stance on Indicted War Criminals Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2004

    Policing and Human Rights Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Nov 10, 2003

    CANCELLED Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Features Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights Romania's Road to NATO and the EU Press Release
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  • Aug 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jul 7, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Press Belgrade to Apprehend Indicted War Criminals, Cooperate with Hague Tribunal Article
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • May 28, 2003

    War Crimes Prosecution, Human Rights in Serbia Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act into Foreign Relations Act Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act of 2003 Moves Closer to Passage Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce “Belarus Democracy Act of 2003” Press Release
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan President Urged to Make Progress on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2002

    Smith, Hoyer Letter to Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akaev Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Democratic Institutions and Elections at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Putin’s Action on Chechnya, Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Letter to President Vladimir Putin Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Kosovo’s Human Rights Atmosphere Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 10, 2002

    Cyprus Talks Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2002

    Commissioners Spearhead Passage of Resolution on Ukraine Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 8, 2002

    Upcoming Ukraine Parliamentary Elections Focus of Briefing Article
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  • Feb 20, 2002

    Ukraine Parliamentary Elections Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 17, 2002

    Commission Holds Hearing on Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan Article
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  • Dec 14, 2001

    U.S. Special Coordinator for Cyprus Briefs Commission as Talks Renew in Nicosia Article
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  • Sep 14, 2001

    Missed Opportunity in Belarus Article
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  • Aug 9, 2001

    Prospects Fade for Free and Fair Belarus Elections Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Remember Romani Holocaust Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Members React to Milosevic Developments Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2001

    Human Rights, Democracy in Ukraine Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Urges Ukraine to Confront Legacy of Corruption Press Release
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  • Jan 19, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Calls on Cuba to Release Czech Citizens Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Efforts to Locate U.S. Aid Worker Missing in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Jan 5, 2001

    Yugoslav Foreign Minister Assures Chairman Smith of Improved Human Rights Press Release
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  • Oct 1, 2000

    Report on Croatia's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • Sep 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Lack of Northern Ireland Police Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 21, 2000

    REMINDER Helsinki Commission Hearing Probes Northern Ireland Human Rights and Policing Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 14, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Co-Hosts Exhibit Honoring Return of Soviet Jews to Israel Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Probes Northern Ireland Human Rights and Policing Reforms Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    Milosevic Reign of Terror in Yugoslavia Hindering Human Rights and Democracy, Witnesses Testify Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2000

    Senators Urge Albright Meeting with Belarus Opposition Party Leaders Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2000

    Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety of Belarus Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Anti-Discrimination Laws Needed, Witnesses Testify at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Roma Press Release
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  • Jun 8, 2000

    Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety of Belarus Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • May 31, 2000

    Commissioners Outraged Over Lukashenka Threats Against Belarusian Opposition Leaders Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced: “Protection of Human Rights Advocates in Northern Ireland” Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Feb 20, 2000

    Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan Article
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  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Kosovo’s Displaced and Imprisoned Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Russian Bombing of Nuclear Waste Dumps Charged by Chechen Parliamentarians Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Briefing with Chechen Parliamentarians Announced Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on Montenegro Announced Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2000

    Chairman Slams Russian Policy in Chechnya as “Hippocratic Oath in Reverse” Press Release
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  • Oct 20, 1999

    Belarus' President Lukashenka Called on the Carpet by Helsinki Commission for Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 1999

    Commission Chairman Welcomes Vote on Czech Citizenship Press Release
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  • May 11, 1999

    Commission Witnesses Call for Stronger Action Against Milosevic Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” Press Release
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  • Apr 12, 1999

    Commission releases Chairman’s statement on the assassination of Slavko Curuvija Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on The State of Democratization and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Announced Press Release
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  • Feb 4, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Expresses Regret Over Czech Parliament’s Actions Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 1999

    Helsinki Commissioners Reps. Smith and Hoyer Discuss Keys Issues with Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Palous Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Sep 1, 1997

    Report on Human Rights and Democratization in Slovakia Article
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  • Jun 1, 1997

    Report on Human Rights and the Process of NATO Enlargement Article
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  • Sep 1, 1996

    Report: Ex Post Facto Problems of the Czech Citizenship Law Article
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  • Aug 1, 1996

    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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  • May 23, 1995

    Report: International Seminar on Tolerance Article
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  • Mar 1, 1995

    Report on the Parliamentary Election in Estonia and Status of Non-Citizens Article
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Romania Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Croatia Article
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  • Aug 18, 1990

    Report: Helsinki Commission on the US. Congressional Delegation Visit to Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslavkia and Berlin Article
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  • Dec 1, 1989

    Report: Revolt Against the Silence - The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights in Eastern Europe Article
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  • Jul 1, 1988

    Report: The State of Human Rights in Turkey (An Update) Article
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  • May 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights - The Gorbachev Record Article
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  • May 1, 1987

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident - Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations Article
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  • Jul 1, 1986

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident Article
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  • Jul 25, 1985

    Baltic Tribunal Against the Soviet Union Article
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  • Oct 1, 1982

    Report: Human Rights Situation in Turkey Article
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  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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CSCE :: User Groups
  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Jul 16, 2014

    Political Pluralism in the OSCE Mediterranean Partners? Hearing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    Belarus: The Ongoing Crackdown and Forces for Change Hearing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    From Arab Spring to Coptic Winter: Sectarian Violence and the Struggle for Democratic Transition in Egypt Hearing
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    The Western Balkans: Developments in 2010 and Hopes for the Future Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    The Future Belarus: Democracy or Dictatorship? Briefing
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  • Nov 6, 2007

    Combating Hate Crimes and Discrimination in the OSCE Briefing
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Hearing
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  • Jul 25, 2006

    Uzbekistan: Are There Prospects for Change? Briefing
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 15, 2006

    Human Rights, Democracy, and Integration in South Central Europe Hearing
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  • Feb 8, 2006

    Human Rights, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance in Russia : Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Feb 1, 2006

    Democracy in Belarus Briefing
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  • Oct 12, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and their Relevance to the Middle East Briefing
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  • Jun 24, 2005

    Russia: Human Rights and Political Prospects Briefing
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • Jul 20, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing Democracy in Albania Hearing
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  • May 5, 2004

    Hearing: Northern Ireland Update: Implementation of the Cory Reports and Impact on Good Friday Agreement Hearing
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  • Mar 16, 2004

    Hearing: Human Rights and Police Reform in Northern Ireland Hearing
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 3, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Partner States of the OSCE: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Sep 12, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Presents: Two Documentary Films about Chechnya Briefing
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Briefing: Turkey: After the Election Briefing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Jun 20, 2002

    Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy Hearing
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  • Jun 19, 2002

    Hearing: Prospects for Ethnic Harmony in Kosovo Hearing
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • Apr 9, 2002

    Hearing: Romani Human Rights: Old Problems, New Possibilities Hearing
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • Mar 29, 2001

    Hearing: Recent Developments in and around Kosovo Hearing
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    Hearing: Milosevic's Crackdown in Serbia and Threat to Montenegro Hearing
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  • Jun 13, 2000

    Hearing: Bosnia's Future Under the Dayton Agreement Hearing
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  • Jun 8, 2000

    Hearing: Human Rights of the Romani Minority Hearing
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Mar 9, 2000

    Hearing: Belarus at the Crossroads Hearing
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  • Feb 1, 2000

    Hearing: Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Hearing
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  • Apr 27, 1999

    Hearing: Belarus--Back in the USSR? Hearing
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  • Mar 24, 1999

    Briefing: Deputy Shishlov: The Decline in Human Rights, Rule of Law, Religious Liberty, and Environmental Safety in Russia Today Briefing
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  • Jan 8, 1999

    Briefing: Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia: Electoral and Political Outlook for 1999 Briefing
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  • Dec 10, 1998

    Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 1998

    Hearing: Romani Human Rights in Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 19, 1998

    Briefing: Belarus Opposition Leaders Briefing
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  • Mar 18, 1998

    Hearing: Repression and Violence in Kosovo and Hearing on Kosovo: The Humanitarian Perspective Hearing
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  • Jun 12, 1997

    Briefing: The Human Rights Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Mar 21, 1997

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Dec 12, 1996

    Briefing: Brcko and the Future of Bosnia Briefing
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  • Dec 12, 1996

    Hearing: Political Turmoil in Serbia Hearing
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  • Oct 30, 1996

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Belarus Briefing
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  • Oct 25, 1996

    Briefing: Civil Implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords in Bosnia Briefing
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  • Jun 26, 1996

    Hearing: Bosnia: Should the OSCE Certify Conditions Exist for Free and Fair Elections? Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 1996

    Briefing: Albanian Parliamentary Elections Briefing
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  • Sep 19, 1995

    Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils Hearing
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  • Jun 6, 1995

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 4, 1995

    Hearing: Genocide in Bosnia Hearing
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  • Sep 21, 1994

    Hearing: Disability Rights and U.S. Foregin Policy Hearing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 16, 1994

    Briefing: Human Rights Law Group Briefing on Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 5, 1994

    Hearing: Human Rights in Kosovo, the Sandzak, and Vojvodina Hearing
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  • May 1, 1994

    Briefing: Criminalizing Parliamentary Speech in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans- Part 2 Hearing
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  • May 17, 1993

    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jan 25, 1993

    Hearing: War Crimes and the Humanitarian Crisis in the Former Yugoslavia - Part 4 Hearing
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  • Aug 10, 1992

    Hearing: Ethnic Russians in the Baltic States Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights - Part 3 Hearing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • May 22, 1991

    Hearing: Democratic Developments in Albania Hearing
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  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: German Unification and the CSCE Process Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 1990

    Hearing: Status Report on Soviet Jewry Hearing
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  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
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  • Oct 19, 1989

    Hearing: The Baltic Question Hearing
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  • Jul 18, 1989

    Hearing: Paris Human Dimension Meeting - Human Rights in the Helsinki Process Hearing
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  • Jul 12, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society - Soviet Psychiatric Practices Hearing
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  • May 17, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society Hearing
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  • Sep 23, 1988

    Hearing: The Current Situation in Poland Hearing
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  • Jun 25, 1985

    Hearing: The Ottawa Human Rights Experts Meeting and the Future of the Helsinki Process Hearing
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  • Sep 20, 1983

    Hearing: Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union Hearing
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  • Aug 3, 1983

    Hearing: Update on Raoul Wallenberg Hearing
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  • May 11, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. X - Alexsandr Ginzburg on the Human Rights Situation in the U.S.S.R. Hearing
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  • Apr 5, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. IX - U.S. Visa Policies Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
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  • Jun 6, 1978

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VI - Soviet Law and Helsinki Monitors Hearing
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  • May 4, 1978

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. V - The Right to Citizenship in the Soviet Union Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 1977

    Hearings: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. IV - Reports on Soviet Repression and the Belgrade Conference Hearing
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  • Feb 23, 1977

    Hearings: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. I - Human Rights & Contacts Hearing
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CSCE :: User Groups
  • Mar 15, 2011

    Senator Cardin's Response to Rep. King's U.S. Anti-Muslim Hearings Statement
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    Sodertalje, Sweden Accepts 5,000 Iraqi Refugees Statement
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  • Jan 15, 2008

    Human Rights and Democracy in Belarus Off to Discouraging Start in the New Year Statement
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  • Jan 30, 2007

    Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Hungarian Uprising Statement
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2006 Statement
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  • Sep 27, 2006

    Human Rights Abuses in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2006 Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2006

    Kazakhstan's Candidacy for OSCE Chairmanship Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2005

    Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Solidarity Movement in Poland Statement
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  • Jul 18, 2005

    Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Solidarity Movement in Poland Statement
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  • Jan 25, 2005

    Nomination of Condoleezza Rice to be Secretary of State Statement
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2004

    Supporting Democracy in Belarus Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Unsolved Murder of Ukrainian Journalist Heorhiy Gongadze Statement
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  • Nov 23, 2003

    Flawed Elections in the Caucasus Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    A Fine Sense of Irony Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2003

    S. Res. 202, Expressing the Sense of the Senate Regarding the Genocidal Ukraine Famine of 1932-33 Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus Statement
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    In Memory of Zoran Djindjic Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Mourning the Assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Djindjic Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Feb 11, 2003

    Honoring Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 13, 2002

    Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act Statement
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  • Jun 21, 2002

    Human Rights Concerns in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov Statement
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  • Mar 21, 2002

    Ukraine Elections Resolution Statement
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  • Mar 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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  • Mar 19, 2002

    Resolution Urging Ukraine to Ensure a Democratic, Transparent and Fair Election Process Statement
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  • Feb 7, 2002

    Introduction of S. Res. 205 on Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine Statement
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  • Jan 24, 2002

    Belarus - Opportunities Squandered Statement
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
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  • Jul 18, 2001

    "Disappeared" Belarusian Opposition Leaders Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • May 17, 2001

    Eightieth Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr. Andrei Sakharov Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    Congratulating Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the Tenth Anniversary of their Independence Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    Democracy Under Siege in Belarus Statement
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  • Apr 25, 2001

    Commemorating Armenian Genocide Statement
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  • Apr 5, 2001

    Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 8, 2001

    Serbia-Otpor Organization Statement
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  • Oct 19, 2000

    Democracy Denied in Belarus Statement
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  • Sep 29, 2000

    Continuing Climate of Fear in Belarus Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Serbia Democratization of 2000 Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
    more
  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 13, 2000

    Tenth Anniversary of Ukraine Sovereignty Declaration Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • Mar 30, 2000

    Suppression of Peaceful Demonstrations in Belarus Statement
    more
  • Feb 8, 2000

    Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Statement
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  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 22, 1999

    Crackdown in Belarus Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • Jul 20, 1999

    Developments in Belarus Statement
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  • May 2, 1999

    Constitutional Impasse Continues in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 10, 1999

    The Serbia and Montenegro Democracy Act of 1999 Statement
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  • Feb 9, 1999

    1999-A Critical Year for Belarus Statement
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CSCE :: User Groups
  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • May 28, 2013

    Bulgaria Holds Early Parliamentary Elections; OSCE Mounts Full-Scale Election Observation Mission Article
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Aug 18, 2009

    Commission Plays Leading Role at Parliamentary Assembly in Lithuania Article
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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  • Nov 12, 2008

    Georgia Debate and Mediterranean Forum Highlight OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Fall Meetings in Toronto Article
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Sustaining the fight: Combating Anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance within the OSCE Article
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  • Nov 23, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and Their Relevance to the Middle East Article
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  • Jan 18, 2005

    The Mediterranean Dimension Today: Seeds of Hope Article
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  • Oct 15, 2004

    Briefing Surveys Human Rights of Russia's Roma Population Article
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  • Oct 4, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing on Advancing Democracy in Albania Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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    Helsinki Commission Members Press Belgrade to Apprehend Indicted War Criminals, Cooperate with Hague Tribunal Article
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    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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    Cyprus Talks Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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    Upcoming Ukraine Parliamentary Elections Focus of Briefing Article
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    Commission Holds Hearing on Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan Article
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    U.S. Special Coordinator for Cyprus Briefs Commission as Talks Renew in Nicosia Article
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    Missed Opportunity in Belarus Article
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    Report on Croatia's Parliamentary Elections Article
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    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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    Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan Article
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    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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    Report on Human Rights and Democratization in Slovakia Article
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    Report on Human Rights and the Process of NATO Enlargement Article
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    Report: Ex Post Facto Problems of the Czech Citizenship Law Article
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    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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    Report: International Seminar on Tolerance Article
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    Report on the Parliamentary Election in Estonia and Status of Non-Citizens Article
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    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Romania Article
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    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Croatia Article
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    Report: Helsinki Commission on the US. Congressional Delegation Visit to Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslavkia and Berlin Article
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  • Dec 1, 1989

    Report: Revolt Against the Silence - The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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    Report: The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights in Eastern Europe Article
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    Report: The State of Human Rights in Turkey (An Update) Article
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    Report: Reform and Human Rights - The Gorbachev Record Article
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    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident - Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations Article
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    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident Article
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    Baltic Tribunal Against the Soviet Union Article
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  • Oct 1, 1982

    Report: Human Rights Situation in Turkey Article
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  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic (C), who serves as Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE in 2015, meeting with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L) and Helsinki Commission Chairman Chris Smith (R) immediately after the February 25 hearing on Serbia's leadership of the OSCE. (Feb. 2015)