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Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender

Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender. Photographer: Daniella van Bergen.

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Cancellation of next stay of guests in Shelter City Netherlands

As a result of COVID-19 meassures, we have had to cancel the stay of the upcoming group of Shelter City guests.

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Announcement: Measures in response to the COVID-19 Corona Virus

Meassures in response to the Corona COVID-19 virus

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Nominations for Human Rights Tulip 2020 now open

The Human Rights Tulip is an award presented to human rights defenders or organisations who promote and support human rights in peaceful and innovative ways.

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‘Beyond the Bounds: A Shelter City exhibition’ opening at The Hague City Hall

The exhibition features six human rights defenders who stayed in Shelter City. It will be on display from 28 Feb to 26 March 2020 at The Hague city hall

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Shelter Cities in the Netherlands welcome 11 human rights defenders in March 2020

The guest will be able to get rest and respite, build capacities, and necessary support in a safe space during their 3-month stay

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The first Samen Hier community event: The Eritrean afternoon

We organized a Samen Hier community event for all Eritrean Samen Hier participants and their welcome groups.

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Samen Hier: 40 Welcome Groups started!

40 Welcome Groups participating in Samen Hier are now matched.

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From Welkom Hier to Samen Hier: a logical continuation

The demand has changed in the recent years from welcoming newcomers to providing a community that includes newcomers.

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