Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Racism/Anti-Semitism


2014

  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chair Notes Challenges, Need for Action on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Dec 9, 2014

    Cardin Lauds Compensation for Holocaust Victims Transported by National Society of French Railways Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: OSCE Must Act on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Nov 20, 2014

    Statement on Tragic Synagogue Slayings Statement
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  • Nov 17, 2014

    Persistent Anti-Semitism in OSCE Region Threatens Security and Stability, Says U.S. Helsinki Commission 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 22, 2014

    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Commission to hold hearing with OSCE Human Rights Appointees Press Release
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  • May 16, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Commemorates Romani Revolt at Auschwitz, Deportation of Hungarian Jews 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

  • Nov 21, 2012

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Unveiling of Berlin Memorial for Romani Genocide Victims Article
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  • Feb 15, 2012

    Violence Against Roma Event
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2011

  • Dec 2, 2011

    Hearing on Anti-Semitism Event
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  • Dec 2, 2011

    Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region: Taking Stock of the Situation Today Hearing
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  • Dec 2, 2011

    Combating Anti-Semitism: Taking Stock of the Situation Today Press Release
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  • Nov 28, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Hearing on Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • May 2, 2011

    Chairman Smith Receives Congressional Leader Award Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2011

    Commemorating International Roma Day Article
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  • Apr 7, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for More Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Leadership Urges Polish Government to Pass Property Claims Legislation 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 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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2010

  • Dec 10, 2010

    Ottawa Conference Strengthens Global Partnership to Combat Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Dec 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Statement on International Human Rights Day 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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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Roundtable Discussion: Minorities in France Briefing
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Commission Events to Focus on Minority Politics, Minority Pressures Event
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  • Sep 13, 2010

    *** ROOM CHANGE - September 15, 2010 Events *** Press Release
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  • Sep 7, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Speak on Muslim Discrimination 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 26, 2010

    OSCE Holds Conference in Astana on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Article
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • May 25, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings, Smith Call for Action on Holocaust-Era Property Press Release
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  • May 25, 2010

    Holocaust Era Assets – After the Prague Conference Hearing
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  • May 25, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Event
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  • May 18, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Press Release
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  • Apr 28, 2010

    Cardin to Speak at Conference on Katyn Massacre Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Cardin Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Dorothy I. Height Press Release
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  • Apr 10, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Polish President Kaczynski Press Release
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  • Mar 31, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Call for Tolerance Amid European Burqa Ban Debate Press Release
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  • Mar 22, 2010

    Ethnic and Racial Profiling in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Mar 22, 2010

    Briefing on Ethnic and Racial Profiling Event
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  • Mar 17, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Ethnic and Racial Profiling 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 29, 2010

    65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Statement
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    Statement on 65th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2010

    Remembering Micah H. Naftalin Statement
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  • Jan 19, 2010

    Remarks on the Passing of Micah Naftalin, Leader of the Movement to Aid Soviet Jewry Statement
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2009

  • Dec 16, 2009

    Cardin Applauds Spotlight on Human Rights Treaties Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Troubled by Spreading Swiss Discrimination Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings: Ban on Minarets in Switzerland Should be Overturned 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 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Push for Greater U.S. Promotion of OSCE Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Cooperation from Tolerance Representatives Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Promoting Tolerance and Understanding in the OSCE Region: The Role of the Personal Representatives Hearing
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Hearing on Tolerance with Human Rights Representatives Event
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  • Oct 8, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Tolerance with Human Rights Representatives Press Release
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  • Oct 8, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Applauds Unveiling of Romania Holocaust Monument Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Applaud Ukraine Decision to Protect Babyn Yar (Babi Yar) Memorial Press Release
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  • Aug 31, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Call on European Leaders to Denounce Anti-Semitic Article in Swedish Press 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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  • Jul 2, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Lead U.S. Congressional Delegation Pressing Lithuania to Act on Jewish Community Property Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Support Holocaust Era Assets Conference Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Celebrate 144th Anniversary of Juneteenth Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statements on Shooting at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Violence Against Roma Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2009

    Briefing on Rise of Violence Against Roma Event
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  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Right-Wing Victories in European Union Parliamentary Elections Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Rise of Violence Against Roma Press Release
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  • May 20, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Condemn Turkish Government Destruction of Nearly 1,000-Year-Old Roma Neighborhood Press Release
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  • May 19, 2009

    Supporting the Goals and Objectives of the Prague Conference on Holocaust Era Assets Statement
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  • Apr 29, 2009

    Slovak Romani Sterilization Victims Win Damages Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2009

    International Roma Day Bracketed by Rising Extremism and Violence Article
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  • Apr 8, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Release Statement on Plight of Roma 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

  • Dec 19, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Groundbreaking of Romani Memorial in Berlin Press Release
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  • Dec 17, 2008

    Report on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Review of the United States and Seventh Annual Meeting of the United Nations Working Group on People of African Descent (WGPAD) Article
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Nov 17, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Cardin Discusses Public-Private Partnership of Fighting Hate Speech on the Internet Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2008

    Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination against Blacks and Other Minorities in Europe Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 17, 2008

    Racism and Xenophobia: The Role of Governments in Addressing Continuing Challenges Article
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  • Jul 16, 2008

    Hearing on Racism in the 21st Century Event
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  • Jul 16, 2008

    Racism in the 21st Century: Understanding Global Challenges and Implementing Solutions Hearing
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  • Jul 10, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Racism in the 21st Century Press Release
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  • May 23, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Hastings to Travel to Russia, Finland and Vienna Press Release
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  • May 15, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Cardin Comments on Hate Crimes and Hate Propaganda On the Internet Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2008

    The State of (In)visible Black Europe: Race, Rights, and Politics Hearing
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  • Apr 29, 2008

    Hearing on the State of (In)visible Black Europe: Race, Rights & Politics Event
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  • Apr 29, 2008

    Teach about the Genocide of Roma Statement
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  • Apr 23, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the State of (In)visible Black Europe: Race, Rights & Politics Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2008

    Hastings Commemorates Day Against Discrimination Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin Welcome State Department’s Report on Global Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2008

    The Museum of the History of Polish Jews Hearing
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  • Mar 12, 2008

    Hastings and Wexler Laud Passage of Holocaust Archives Legislation Press Release
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  • Mar 11, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Delegation Visits Prague and Bratislava Article
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  • Mar 7, 2008

    Helsinki Co-Chairs Hastings and Cardin Call for US to Step Up Efforts to End Racial Discrimination Press Release
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  • Mar 5, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Museum of the History of Polish Jews Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2008

    Greece Slated to Serve as OSCE Chair in 2009 Article
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  • Feb 27, 2008

    Finnish OSCE Chairman-in-Office Outlines Priorities, Challenges for 2008 Article
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  • Feb 18, 2008

    U.S. Congressional Delegation to Hold Press Roundtable at OSCE PA Winter Meeting in Vienna Press Release
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  • Feb 7, 2008

    Taking Stock: Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region (Part 2) Hearing
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  • Feb 7, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining U.S. and Civil Society Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism Event
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  • Feb 1, 2008

    WEBCAST: Taking Stock: Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Event
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  • Jan 31, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining U.S. and Civil Society Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Jan 29, 2008

    Taking Stock: Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Jan 28, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing to Review Efforts on Combating Anti-Semitism and Related Violence in Europe Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 13, 2007

    Hastings Travels to Israel 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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  • Dec 3, 2007

    Continuing the Fight: Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims Article
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  • Nov 15, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Praise Landmark Desegregation Case in Europe Press Release
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  • Nov 13, 2007

    Hastings Honors Theodor Criveanu for Saving Innocent Lives During Holocaust Press Release
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  • Nov 13, 2007

    Support for the Museum of the History of Polish Jews Act of 2007 Statement
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  • Nov 13, 2007

    Introducing Legislation to Honor Theodor Criveanu for Saving Romanian Jews During the Holocaust Statement
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  • Nov 7, 2007

    Hastings: DHS Myers’ Actions on Halloween Costume Offensive and Lacking Judgement 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

    Combating Hate Crimes and Discrimination in the OSCE Briefing
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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 5, 2007

    OSCE Chairman Addresses Helsinki Commission in Advance of Madrid Ministerial Article
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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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  • Mar 28, 2007

    House Foreign Affairs Committee Unanimously Reports Out Hastings Resolution Calling for the Opening Up of Holocaust Archives Press Release
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2006

  • 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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  • May 11, 2006

    OSCE at “Critical Point” in Fight against Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 11, 2006

    Hon. Christopher H. Smith (Co-Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • May 11, 2006

    Stacy Burdett (Associate Director of Government and National Affairs) - Anti-Defamation League Testimony
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  • May 11, 2006

    Liebe Geft (Director) - Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Hon. Christopher H. Smith (Co-Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Hon. Sam Brownback (Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Rabbi Andrew Baker (Director of International Jewish Affairs) - The American Jewish Committee Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Paul Goldenberg (Special Advisor) - OSCE Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Kathrin Meyer (Advisor on Anti-Semitic Issues) - OSCE Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Liebe Geft (Director) - Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance Testimony
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  • May 10, 2006

    Stacy Burdett (Associate Director of Government and National Affairs) - Anti-Defamation League Testimony
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  • May 8, 2006

    Combating Anti-Semitism: OSCE Police Training Initiative and Holocaust Education Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Alarm at Surge of Violent Attacks and Murders of Minorities in Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 8, 2006

    Regarding H.R. 1053, Authorizing the Extension of Permanent Normal Trade Relations Treatment to Ukraine Statement
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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

    Remembering the Holocaust While Fighting Anti-Semitism Statement
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  • Jan 26, 2006

    Attack on Chasidic Synagogue in Moscow Statement
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  • Jan 12, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Attack at Moscow Synagogue, Calls on Russian Authorities to Combat Ultra-Nationalism Press Release
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2005

  • Sep 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Mourn Passing of Simon Wiesenthal Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2005

    Progress and Challenges: The OSCE Tackles Anti-Semitism and Intolerance Article
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  • Jun 7, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Calls for Stronger Action Against Anti-Semitism, Bigotry Press Release
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  • May 12, 2005

    Racist Manifestations in Romania Deserve Government Response Statement
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  • May 5, 2005

    Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement
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  • Apr 27, 2005

    Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement
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  • Apr 4, 2005

    The Decade of Roma Inclusion Statement
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  • Mar 28, 2005

    Schneerson Collection Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Visit Ukraine Article
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  • Mar 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders to President Putin: "The Books Are Overdue" Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Condemn Attack Against Roma Community in Siberia Press Release
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  • Jan 26, 2005

    Commending Countries and Organizations for Marking 60th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz (Smith) Statement
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  • Jan 25, 2005

    Commending Countries and Organizations for Marking 60th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz (Cardin) Statement
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  • Jan 12, 2005

    Democratic Change in Ukraine Provides a Backdrop of Success at the 12th OSCE Ministerial Article
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  • Jan 5, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to State Department's Anti-Semitism Report Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Oct 22, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Commend Romania's Historic Holocaust Remembrence Observation Press Release
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  • Oct 15, 2004

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

    OSCE Conference Focuses on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination Article
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  • Sep 24, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Welcomes Senate Passage of Resolution on Anti-Semitism, Intolerance Press Release
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  • Sep 23, 2004

    Expressing the Sense of Congress in Support of the Ongoing Work of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Statement
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  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 9, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests through the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Government Actions to Combat Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 16, 2004

    Hearing: Government Actions to Combat Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2004

    How Governments Can Combat Anti-Semitism Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 24, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Spearhead Initiative to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 17, 2004

    Confronting Anti-Semitim in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Apr 29, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Members Hail Success of Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Apr 28, 2004

    Secretary Powell, Helsinki Commission Leaders Open OSCE’s Berlin Anti-Semitism Conference Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Apr 16, 2004

    Powell Urged to Attend Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Mar 26, 2004

    Powell Announces Helsinki Commission Members Among U.S. Delegation to Anti-Semitism Conference Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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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 16, 2004

    Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council Article
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2003

  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Anti-Semitism 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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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Oct 16, 2003

    Commission Members Address OSCE Meeting 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 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 19, 2003

    Mayor Giuliani, Chairman Smith Lead U.S. Delegation to OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Jul 15, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith Statement
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  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Smith Statement
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  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Cardin Statement
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  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe - Rep. Hastings Statement
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  • Jul 3, 2003

    Floor Debate of H. Con. Res. 49 Condemning Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Senate, House Passage of Resolutions against Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 28, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Initiative Urges Bush to Use G-8 Summit as Platform to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 22, 2003

    Prevention of Anti-Semitic Violence Statement
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    10 Years of Remembrance: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement
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  • Apr 8, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Releases Report on Coerced Sterilization of Roma Press Release
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  • Apr 4, 2003

    Report: Coerced Sterilization of Romani Women in Slovakia Article
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Historic Rescue of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Statement
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  • Mar 6, 2003

    Anti-Semitism Target of Helsinki Commission Leaders’ Resolutions Press Release
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  • Mar 6, 2003

    OSCE Parliamentarians Vow to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 19, 2003

    Condemning Anti-Semitism Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Resolution on Anti-Semitism and Related Violence Statement
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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2002

  • Dec 18, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum Launches Process to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Dec 10, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum: Combating anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Dec 4, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hosts Forum on Confronting and Combating anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Oct 15, 2002

    Briefing: Intolerance in Contemporary Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Preview Reports on Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Today’s Russia Press Release
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    White House Reiterates Commitment Against Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Berlin Forum Highlights Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Aug 1, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Recall Romani Holocaust Tragedy Press Release
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  • Jul 9, 2002

    Concerning Rise in Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Praises Slovak Reforms, Urges Passage of Anti-Discrimination Law Press Release
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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 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
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  • Apr 19, 2002

    Journalist’s Attempted Hand-Shake Leads to Criminal Indictment Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 13, 2001

    Ambassador Stephan H. Minikes Statement
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Remember Romani Holocaust Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2001

    Romania's Chairmanship of OSCE Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2001

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

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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2000

  • Oct 4, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Members Call on Russia to Renew Search for Missing Holocaust Hero 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 15, 2000

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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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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  • Apr 5, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Welcomes Transfer of Unique Holocaust Archives to Washington Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Briefing: Chechen Parliamentarians Briefing
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  • Jan 11, 2000

    “Whither Human Rights in Russia?” Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced Press Release
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1999

  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Mar 26, 1999

    Russian Legislator Addresses Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 1999

    U.S. House condemns anti-Semitism in Russian Duma Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 1999

    Concerning Anti-Semitic Statements by Members of the Duma of the Russian Federation Statement
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  • Mar 17, 1999

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 19--Concerning Anti-Semitic Statements Made by Members of the Duma of the Russian Federation Statement
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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 15, 1999

    Hearing: Whither Human Rights in Russia? Hearing
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1998

  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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1995

  • May 23, 1995

    Report: International Seminar on Tolerance Article
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1994

  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey 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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  • 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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1991

  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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1990

  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 1990

    Hearing: Status Report on Soviet Jewry Hearing
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1988

  • Dec 1, 1988

    Report: The State of Human Rights in Romania (An Update) Article
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1983

  • Aug 3, 1983

    Hearing: Update on Raoul Wallenberg Hearing
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  • Jun 23, 1983

    Hearing and Markup: Soviet Jewry - H. Con. Res. 63 Hearing
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1979

  • Apr 3, 1979

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