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2014

  • Oct 28, 2014

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

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

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Denounces Russia’s Charges against Memorial Human Rights Group Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission on Opening of Europe’s Largest Human Rights Meeting Press Release
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  • Jul 31, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission statement on the arrest of Leyla and Arif Yunus Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Commission to hold hearing with OSCE Human Rights Appointees Press Release
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2012

  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable as Its Government Claims? Hearing
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable As Its Government Claims? Event
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  • Jan 23, 2012

    REVISED: Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing on Human Rights in Kazahkstan Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Human Rights in Kazakhstan 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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  • Jul 7, 2011

    House OK’s Smith Bill on Belarus Press Release
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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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  • Jan 13, 2011

    Cardin Outraged by Continued Imprisonment of Nemtsov Press Release
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2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights 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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  • 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

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 21, 2010

    Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Event
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus 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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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Urge Calm in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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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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2009

  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall 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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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jun 30, 2009

    Cardin, U.S. Delegation Secure Release of U.S. Prisoner in Belarus Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    The Medvedev Thaw: Is it real? Will it last? Hearing
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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  • Jun 14, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Express Dismay with Reports of Iran Election Results 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

  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Mar 11, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Delegation Visits Prague and Bratislava Article
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2007

  • Aug 13, 2007

    Activists Present Mixed Assessment of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in OSCE Region Article
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2006

  • 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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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Commission Warns Belarus of Repercussions for Crackdown on Opposition Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Probes Belarus’ Elections Press Release
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  • Mar 9, 2006

    Freedom Denied: Belarus on the Eve of the Election Hearing
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  • Feb 24, 2006

    Belarus: Freedom Denied? 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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  • Jan 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Turns Spotlight on Belarus Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Christopher H. Smith Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Benjamin L. Cardin Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 6, 2005

    Riding Roughshod Over Rights in Belarus Statement
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  • Nov 30, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Release Letter Denouncing Russian NGO Legislation 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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  • 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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  • Aug 12, 2005

    Human Rights in Iran: Prospects and the Western Response Article
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2005

    The Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey: A Victim of Systematic Expropriation Briefing
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  • Mar 15, 2005

    Russian Support for the Syrian Regime Statement
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  • Mar 10, 2005

    Turkey's Efforts to Undermine Greek Orthodox Church Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2005

    Belarus--Outpost of Tyranny Statement
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    Belarus Democracy Act Unanimously Passes U.S. House Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 17, 2004

    Briefing: The War in Chechnya and Russian Civil Society Briefing
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  • Jun 16, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on Plight of Russian Conscripts in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 28, 2004

    "Russia: Are Rights in Retreat?" Press Release
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  • May 5, 2004

    Encouraging Democratic Elections in Ukraine Statement
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  • May 5, 2004

    Presidential Elections Critical to Ukrainian Democracy Statement
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  • Mar 4, 2004

    Independent Mosque in Azerbaijan Ordered Closed Under Dubious Circumstances Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy Statement
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2004

    Troubling Pre-Election Developments in Ukraine Statement
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2003

  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review 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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  • Nov 25, 2003

    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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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 31, 2003

    80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic Statement
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Oct 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Holds Teleconference on Azerbaijani Presidential Election Press Release
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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 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Continuous Religious Freedom Concerns in Armenia Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus 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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  • May 8, 2003

    Violence Again Overrules Order in Georgian Court; Helsinki Commission Members React Press Release
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  • Apr 9, 2003

    President Shevardnadze’s Statement Welcomed, but Action also Needed Statement
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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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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • 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 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2002

    Shevardnadze Urged to Act on Violence Against Congregations Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Belarus Religion Law Prompts Reaction from Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman 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 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 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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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • May 17, 2002

    Rise of Anti-Semitic Violence Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 16, 2002

    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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  • May 3, 2002

    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov Statement
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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 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan 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 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jan 11, 2002

    Jailed Pastor Released in Turkmenistan, But Systematic Abuses Persist Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Commissioners Raise Religious Freedom Concerns with Turkmenistan Ambassador to the United States Press Release
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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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  • Dec 14, 2001

    U.S. Special Coordinator for Cyprus Briefs Commission as Talks Renew in Nicosia Article
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Sep 14, 2001

    Missed Opportunity in Belarus Article
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  • Jul 19, 2001

    Senate Adopts Campbell Resolution on Tenth Anniversary of Baltic Freedom from Soviet Rule 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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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • May 31, 2001

    Status of Human Rights in Russia Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan 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

    Democracy Under Siege in Belarus Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    The Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • Apr 26, 2001

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 Statement
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  • Apr 5, 2001

    Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus Statement
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  • Feb 7, 2001

    Smith Decries Turkmen Torture of Baptist Minister Atakov Press Release
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2000

  • 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
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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

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • May 25, 2000

    Hearing: Elections, Democratization, and Human Rights in Azerbaijan Hearing
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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 30, 2000

    Anti-Democratic Actions in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Arrest of Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Press Release
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  • Mar 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Documents Deplorable State of Human Rights in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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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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  • Feb 20, 2000

    Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan Article
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  • Feb 14, 2000

    Commission Releases Letter to President Askar Akaev of Kyrgyzstan on Questionable Electoral Practices 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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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Apr 27, 1999

    Hearing: Belarus--Back in the USSR? Hearing
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  • Apr 27, 1999

    Belarus Human Rights Record, OSCE’s Advisory and Monitoring Group Under Fire at Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” 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 10, 1999

    The Serbia and Montenegro Democracy Act of 1999 Statement
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  • Feb 23, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Again Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
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  • Feb 9, 1999

    1999-A Critical Year for Belarus Statement
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1998

  • Dec 10, 1998

    Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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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

  • Oct 28, 1997

    Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Briefing
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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1996

  • Aug 1, 1996

    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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  • Jul 10, 1996

    Hearing: Russia's Election: What Does It Mean? Hearing
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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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  • May 14, 1996

    Briefing: Russian Media in Light of Upcoming 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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  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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1994

  • Sep 1, 1994

    Briefing: Status of Media Freedom in Democracies Briefing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jun 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles Briefing
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1993

  • Nov 3, 1993

    Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 1993

    Briefing: The Situation in Russia Briefing
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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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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  • Mar 25, 1993

    Hearing: The Countries of Central Asia: Problems in the Transition to Independence and the 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 7, 1991

    Hearing: Baltic Leadership on the Status of Independence Movements Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • Jan 17, 1991

    Hearing: Soviet Crackdown in the Baltic States Hearing
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1990

  • Jul 18, 1990

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

    Hearing: Meeting with Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (N/A) Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1990

    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) Hearing
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1989

  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
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1985

  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
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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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1982

  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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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
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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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  • Oct 22, 2014

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

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Denounces Russia’s Charges against Memorial Human Rights Group Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission on Opening of Europe’s Largest Human Rights Meeting Press Release
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  • Jul 31, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission statement on the arrest of Leyla and Arif Yunus Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Commission to hold hearing with OSCE Human Rights Appointees Press Release
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  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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  • Jan 23, 2012

    REVISED: Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing on Human Rights in Kazahkstan Press Release
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    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Human Rights in Kazakhstan 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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    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Egypt Press Release
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    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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    House OK’s Smith Bill on Belarus Press Release
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    Cardin Outraged by Continued Imprisonment of Nemtsov Press Release
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    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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    Cardin Statement on Attack on Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Nemtsov Press Release
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    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Press Release
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    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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    Cardin, Hastings Urge Calm in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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    Cardin Introduces Maryland’s Ian Kelly, Nominee for Ambassador to OSCE Press Release
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    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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    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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    Commission Plays Leading Role at Parliamentary Assembly in Lithuania Article
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    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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    Cardin, U.S. Delegation Secure Release of U.S. Prisoner in Belarus Press Release
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    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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    Cardin, Hastings Express Dismay with Reports of Iran Election Results Press Release
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    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Elections in Lebanon Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission to Co-Host a Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Press Release
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    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Delegation Visits Prague and Bratislava Article
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    Activists Present Mixed Assessment of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in OSCE Region Article
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    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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    Commission Warns Belarus of Repercussions for Crackdown on Opposition Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Probes Belarus’ Elections Press Release
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    Belarus: Freedom Denied? Press Release
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    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Turns Spotlight on Belarus Press Release
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    Helsinki Commissioners Release Letter Denouncing Russian NGO Legislation 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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  • Oct 6, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Implications of the Egyptian Election Results Press Release
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    Human Rights in Iran: Prospects and the Western Response Article
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    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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    Turkey's Efforts to Undermine Greek Orthodox Church Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    Belarus Democracy Act Unanimously Passes U.S. House Press Release
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    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 16, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on Plight of Russian Conscripts in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 28, 2004

    "Russia: Are Rights in Retreat?" Press Release
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    Independent Mosque in Azerbaijan Ordered Closed Under Dubious Circumstances Press Release
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    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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    CANCELLED Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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    Helsinki Commission Chairman Holds Teleconference on Azerbaijani Presidential Election Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Briefing Features Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights Romania's Road to NATO and the EU Press Release
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    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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    Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act into Foreign Relations Act Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Violence Again Overrules Order in Georgian Court; Helsinki Commission Members React Press Release
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    Belarus Democracy Act of 2003 Moves Closer to Passage Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce “Belarus Democracy Act of 2003” Press Release
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    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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    Shevardnadze Urged to Act on Violence Against Congregations Press Release
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    Belarus Religion Law Prompts Reaction from Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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    Rise of Anti-Semitic Violence Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings 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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    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 11, 2002

    Jailed Pastor Released in Turkmenistan, But Systematic Abuses Persist Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Commissioners Raise Religious Freedom Concerns with Turkmenistan Ambassador to the United States Press Release
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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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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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    Missed Opportunity in Belarus Article
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  • Jul 19, 2001

    Senate Adopts Campbell Resolution on Tenth Anniversary of Baltic Freedom from Soviet Rule Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • May 31, 2001

    Status of Human Rights in Russia Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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    Smith Decries Turkmen Torture of Baptist Minister Atakov 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 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Mar 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Arrest of Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Press Release
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  • Mar 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Documents Deplorable State of Human Rights in Turkmenistan 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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  • Feb 20, 2000

    Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan Article
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  • Feb 14, 2000

    Commission Releases Letter to President Askar Akaev of Kyrgyzstan on Questionable Electoral Practices 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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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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    Belarus Human Rights Record, OSCE’s Advisory and Monitoring Group Under Fire at Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” Press Release
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  • Feb 23, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Again Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg 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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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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  • Aug 1, 1996

    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
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    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable as Its Government Claims? Hearing
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    Belarus: The Ongoing Crackdown and Forces for Change Hearing
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    From Arab Spring to Coptic Winter: Sectarian Violence and the Struggle for Democratic Transition in Egypt Hearing
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    The Medvedev Thaw: Is it real? Will it last? Hearing
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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    Freedom Denied: Belarus on the Eve of the Election 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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  • Oct 12, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and their Relevance to the Middle East Briefing
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  • Mar 16, 2005

    The Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey: A Victim of Systematic Expropriation Briefing
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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    Briefing: The War in Chechnya and Russian Civil Society Briefing
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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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    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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    Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy Hearing
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • May 25, 2000

    Hearing: Elections, Democratization, and Human Rights in Azerbaijan Hearing
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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  • Mar 9, 2000

    Hearing: Belarus at the Crossroads Hearing
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  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan 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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  • Dec 10, 1998

    Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 28, 1997

    Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Briefing
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  • Jul 10, 1996

    Hearing: Russia's Election: What Does It Mean? Hearing
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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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  • May 14, 1996

    Briefing: Russian Media in Light of Upcoming Elections Briefing
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  • Sep 19, 1995

    Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils Hearing
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    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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    Briefing: Status of Media Freedom in Democracies Briefing
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    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jun 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles Briefing
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  • Nov 3, 1993

    Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 1993

    Briefing: The Situation in Russia Briefing
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    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey Briefing
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    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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    Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 Briefing
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    Hearing: The Countries of Central Asia: Problems in the Transition to Independence and the 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 7, 1991

    Hearing: Baltic Leadership on the Status of Independence Movements Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • Jan 17, 1991

    Hearing: Soviet Crackdown in the Baltic States Hearing
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  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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    Hearing: Meeting with Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (N/A) Hearing
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    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) 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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  • Jun 25, 1985

    Hearing: The Ottawa Human Rights Experts Meeting and the Future of the Helsinki Process 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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    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
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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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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Christopher H. Smith Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Benjamin L. Cardin Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 6, 2005

    Riding Roughshod Over Rights in Belarus Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2005

    Russian Support for the Syrian Regime Statement
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  • Mar 4, 2005

    Belarus--Outpost of Tyranny Statement
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • May 5, 2004

    Encouraging Democratic Elections in Ukraine Statement
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  • May 5, 2004

    Presidential Elections Critical to Ukrainian Democracy Statement
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy Statement
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  • Jan 20, 2004

    Troubling Pre-Election Developments in Ukraine Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2003

    80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Continuous Religious Freedom Concerns in Armenia Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus Statement
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  • Apr 9, 2003

    President Shevardnadze’s Statement Welcomed, but Action also Needed Statement
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 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 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan 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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  • 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 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    Democracy Under Siege in Belarus Statement
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  • May 10, 2001

    The Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2001

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 Statement
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  • Apr 5, 2001

    Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus 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

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

    Serbia Democratization of 2000 Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act 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
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  • Mar 30, 2000

    Anti-Democratic Actions in Belarus 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom 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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  • Mar 11, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Delegation Visits Prague and Bratislava Article
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Activists Present Mixed Assessment of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in OSCE Region 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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  • Aug 12, 2005

    Human Rights in Iran: Prospects and the Western Response Article
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review 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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  • Nov 25, 2003

    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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  • Oct 28, 2003

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

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • May 16, 2002

    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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  • May 3, 2002

    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings 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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Rep. Smith at a hearing on inter-parliamentary cooperation on June 16, 2010