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Respect and facilitate the right to protest

Justice & Peace calls upon the Dutch national and local authorities to foster the broad interpretation and facilitation of the right to non-violent protest. Also, - and especially – in times of great social, economic, and political challenges it is essential that different, new, and diverging opinions can be heard.

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Artists’ Safe Haven: Call for applications for 2023

Justice & Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for applications for the Artists’ Safe Haven initiative. The deadline for applications for the initiative is 28 February 2023 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time).

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Impact report: a bigger network and new friends thanks to the Samen Hier student community

In 2021 we set up the Samen Hier student community in collaboration with UNICEF Student Team The Hague (USTTH). This was initially done to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation under (international) students and students with a refugee background during and after the COVID-19 lockdowns. During the second edition, in 2022, the focus of the community shifted to finding connection when you’re new somewhere.

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Hoping for change: Why journalists persevere despite challenges

Shelter City guest and Filipino journalist, Jodesz Gavilan, sheds light on the persevernce and importance of journalists in light of the Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

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Support human rights defender Ali’s half marathon for Shelter City

Donate and support Ali, a current Shelter City The Hague guest who is running a half marathon to fundraise for Shelter City!

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Official release of ‘Becoming Atoq’, our first interactive photographic story

Visit Becoming Atoq, an online photographic journey where you follow the story of Atoq, a photojournalist from Peru.

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Shelter City Impact Study: Exploring the impact of a decade of temporary relocation experiences

Read our newest publication, the Shelter City Impact Study, highlighting the impact made by Shelter City on human rights defenders over 10 years.

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Dutch NGOs award Human Rights Prize to Dutch Ambassador in Costa Rica

The Dutch embassy in Costa Rica has won the first edition of the Human Rights Prize for Dutch Embassies.

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Human rights defender Madi Jobarteh wrongfully attacked by The Gambia President Adama Barrow on national television

The public message by a head of state is an attack on civil society in The Gambia, and on the freedom of speech and other fundamental freedoms and human rights.

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