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16-12-2021

International Human Rights Day – Action #GreenLight

On International Human Rights Day last Friday December 10, Europe turned green. Green lights were shining in numerous cities across Europe. Green lights for refugees and for respecting human rights, everywhere and always.

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09-12-2021

Leading human rights groups call for renewed commitment to solidarity and action to protect children in migration at EU borders

The EU has been facing increased migration flows at the external borders for several years. The pressure at the EU borders is high, as at the recent situation at the Polish- Belarusian border and the tragic loss of the lives in the English Channel have demonstrated.

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06-12-2021

#GreenLight initiative for refugees

Over the past weeks, the numbers of refugees stuck at the Polish-Belarusian border have grown from a few to several thousand. This is the result of Belarus’ geopolitics and Poland’s policy of stopping and returning undocumented migrants and refugees to their home countries. For the people fleeing, Europe starts in these countries, however applying for asylum is made impossible.

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21-10-2021

Shelter City Netherlands: Appel à candidatures pour relocalisation temporaire en mars 2022

Justice et Paix Pays-Bas (Justice & Peace Netherlands) lance un nouvel appel aux défenseurs des droits humains en danger pour participer à Shelter City. La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est le 7 novembre 2021 à 23h59 CET (heure d'Europe centrale).

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21-10-2021

Shelter City Países Bajos: Convocatoria para reubicación temporal en marzo 2022

Justicia y Pax Países Bajos (Justice & Peace Netherlands) abre nuevamente las candidaturas al programa Shelter City. La fecha límite para los solicitudes es el 7 de noviembre de 2021.

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21-10-2021

Shelter City Netherlands: Call for Applications for March 2022

Justice & Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for applications for at risk human rights defenders to participate in Shelter City. The deadline for applications is 7 November 2021 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time).

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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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