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11-10-2021

Five years Shelter City Utrecht: Outdoor exhibition now open at Utrecht’s Dom Tower

The Shelter City outdoor exhibition is now open in Utrecht to celebrate Shelter City Utrecht's fifth anniversary.

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13-09-2021

Thank you National Postcode Lottery and its participants!

With the support of the National Postcode Lottery and its supporters these last 3 years, together with our partners, we have been able to welcome over 60 human rights defenders from all corners of the world to Shelter Cities across the Netherlands.

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20-08-2021

We stand with Afghans

After two decades, the Taliban has seized power over Afghanistan again. Taliban insurgents swept through the country, capturing all major cities in a matter of days as Afghan security forces crumbled, which ultimately led to the collapse of the Afghan government.

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23-07-2021

Human rights in crisis?

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, Kay Hollanders embarked on a research project to find out how the pandemic has become an obstruction in the path to advance human rights and whether it has led human rights into a state of crisis.

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19-07-2021

Vote for the Mural of Change!

Vote for the Mural of Change as your favourite outdoor artwork in NPO Radio 4's Buitenkunstverkiezing / Outdoor artwork competition!

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05-07-2021

Directors of Human Rights Space organisations meet with Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

On 23 June 2021, the Executive Directors of Justice & Peace, Human Security Collective, and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, met with Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, for a fruitful discussion on the state of the Dutch civil society; from the perspective of our three organisations, and within the broader European context.

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30-06-2021

World Refugee Day

On the 20th of June, it was World Refugee Day. To commemorate this day, our colleague Liselot attended a special event organized by Migreat. The campaign was started by Migreat to commemorate the thousands of people who have lost their lives whilst fleeing to Europe.

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21-06-2021

The Municipality of the Hague meets Shelter City guests

On 3 June, our two Shelter City guests in The Hague were introduced to the Mayor and a delegation of the City Council from the Municipality of The Hague.

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24-05-2021

A message of support for human rights defenders: Dutch Human Rights Ambassador Bahia Tahzib-Lie

Justice & Peace together with our partners in the 12 Shelter Cities in the Netherlands will be welcoming Dutch Human Rights Ambassador Bahia Tahzib-Lie in each Shelter City this year.

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