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Valentine’s day campaign initiated by residents of Moria refugee camp

On Valentine’s day Now You See Me Moria asked us to contribute to spreading awareness about the situation in Moria. ‘’Is there any love left for the people in Moria?’’

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Extra safe spaces for journalists at risk, especially women journalists in Shelter City The Hague

For the next five years, Shelter City The Hague will provide more safe spaces to journalists coming from countries where freedom of expression and press freedom are restricted, with a special focus on supporting women journalists.

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York becomes the 18th city in the world and the first in the UK to join Shelter City

Justice and Peace Netherlands and the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), making the city of York in the United Kingdom (UK) the 18th Shelter City.

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Martin Luther King Lecture 2020: ‘We cannot walk alone’

On 10 December, International Human Rights Day, we had the pleasure of hosting this year's annual Martin Luther King Lecture in The Hague. Watch the event replay!

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Human rights, the Rotterdam way

On the 10th of December, the International Day of Human Rights, two Sudanese refugees arrived in Rotterdam directly from their host country Egypt. On this Human Rights Day, the two refugees were welcomed by Rotterdammers who want to fight for their human rights and for a good start of their new future in Rotterdam.

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Celebrating Human Rights Day: Message from our Director

Every year on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day, we reflect on what has been achieved, on everyone who has committed themselves, with all their stories.

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A growing friendship

As a remedial educationalist, Rotterdam-based Sanne Vink works with children and adolescents in need of treatment and a listening ear. Her relationship with the children of Anis and Houda Abdulmajid from Syria is different. The families, both part of the Samen Hier Group ‘Together Groos’, share their family lives with each other.

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Martin Luther King Lecture 2020 (online)

At 19:30 on the 10th of December, International Day of Human Rights, the annual Martin Luther King Lecture is being held. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s lecture will be held online, live from The Hague.

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Women Human Rights Defenders Day 2020

November 29 is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. On this day, we celebrate and pay tribute to courageous women from all over the world, who are at the forefront of the collective struggle for the protection and advancement of human rights. 

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