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2014

  • Oct 16, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Denounces Russia’s Charges against Memorial Human Rights Group Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission on Opening of Europe’s Largest Human Rights Meeting Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2014

    Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Hearing
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2012

  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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2011

  • Nov 15, 2011

    Belarus: The Ongoing Crackdown and Forces for Change Hearing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    From Arab Spring to Coptic Winter: Sectarian Violence and the Struggle for Democratic Transition in Egypt Hearing
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  • Nov 10, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Egypt Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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  • May 24, 2011

    40th Anniversary of the Forced Closure of the Theological School of Halki Statement
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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  • Jan 25, 2011

    Northern Cyprus Statement
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2010

  • Dec 8, 2010

    Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Event
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Focuses on U.S. Support for Western Balkan Countries Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2010

    The Western Balkans: Developments in 2010 and Hopes for the Future Hearing
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2010

    Theological School of Halki Statement
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2010

    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Roundtable Discussion: Minorities in France Briefing
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  • Sep 15, 2010

    Commission Events to Focus on Minority Politics, Minority Pressures Event
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  • Sep 13, 2010

    *** ROOM CHANGE - September 15, 2010 Events *** Press Release
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  • Sep 7, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Speak on Muslim Discrimination Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 21, 2010

    Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Event
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  • Jul 20, 2010

    Cyprus Statement
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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2009

  • Dec 3, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Troubled by Spreading Swiss Discrimination Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings: Ban on Minarets in Switzerland Should be Overturned Press Release
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  • Nov 2, 2009

    Calling Upon Turkey to Facilitate the Reopening of the Halki Seminary Statement
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Promoting Tolerance and Understanding in the OSCE Region: The Role of the Personal Representatives Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 2009

    Cyprus’ Religious Cultural Heritage in Peril Briefing
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jul 16, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Murder of Russian Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jun 30, 2009

    Cardin, U.S. Delegation Secure Release of U.S. Prisoner in Belarus Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    Commission Leaders Call on White House to Raise Human Rights Concerns at Moscow Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    The Medvedev Thaw: Is it real? Will it last? Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 2009

    Briefing on Upcoming Kyrgyzstan Elections Event
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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  • Jun 15, 2009

    Commission to Hold Briefing on Upcoming Kyrgyzstan Elections Press Release
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  • May 15, 2009

    Chairman Cardin, Co-Chairman Hastings Express Concerns About Press Freedom, Attacks on Journalists Press Release
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  • Feb 18, 2009

    Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Event
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  • Feb 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Co-Host a Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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  • Jan 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Staff Examine Impact of International Efforts in Kosovo on Human Rights Article
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  • Jan 7, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Expresses Concern Over Religion Law in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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2008

  • Dec 16, 2008

    Statement on USCIRF Report on Religious Freedom in Iraq by Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    Sodertalje, Sweden Accepts 5,000 Iraqi Refugees Statement
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  • Apr 10, 2008

    Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Event
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  • Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 27, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Condemn Former Prime Minister Bhutto’s Assassination Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2007

    Hastings Outraged by Merciless Attack on Belarus’ Young Front Leader Zmitser Fedaruk Press Release
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2006

  • Dec 19, 2006

    Commission Leadership Concerned by Romanian Religion Law Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Religious Community Bulldozed in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Southeastern Europe: Moving from Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide to Euro-Atlantic Integration Statement
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  • Jul 14, 2006

    Brownback Praises Passage of Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 15, 2006

    Human Rights, Democracy, and Integration in South Central Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2006

    Religious Freedom Gains in Romania Threatened by Regressive Draft Law Press Release
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  • Jun 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on South Central Europe Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2006

    Commissioners Disappointed by Serbian Religion Legislation Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2006

    Commissioners Concerned About Death Penalty Case in Afghanistan Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2006

    House Passes Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Floor Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Feb 8, 2006

    Human Rights, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance in Russia : Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Attack at Moscow Synagogue, Calls on Russian Authorities to Combat Ultra-Nationalism Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Lack of Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioner Lauds Resolution on Religious Liberties in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Religious Speech Limitations in Sweden Statement
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Call On Egypt to Protect Coptic Christians Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Press Conference on the Plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt Press Release
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  • Aug 19, 2005

    American Agenda Moves Forward at the 14th Annual OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jul 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Secures Passage of Religious Freedom Amendments at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2005

    Progress and Challenges: The OSCE Tackles Anti-Semitism and Intolerance Article
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  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Iran's Human Rights Record, Call for Joint U.S.-Europe Response Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 4, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Members Alarmed by Threats to "Cowshed" Church in Belarus Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2005

    Report on Slovakia's Religion Law Article
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  • Apr 27, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Report Describes Barriers to Recognition for Religious Groups in Slovakia Press Release
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  • Apr 12, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    UPDATED: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Unregistered Religious Groups in Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    Ankara's Efforts to Undermine the Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Article
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  • Mar 16, 2005

    The Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey: A Victim of Systematic Expropriation Briefing
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  • Mar 10, 2005

    Turkey's Efforts to Undermine Greek Orthodox Church Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 5, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Southeastern Europe Article
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Nov 2, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Alarmed at French Students' Expulsion over Religious Attire Press Release
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    OSCE Conference Focuses on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination Article
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  • Sep 24, 2004

    Greater Regulation of Religion in Kazakhstan? Statement
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 12, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Examines Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Article
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  • Aug 11, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Frustrated with Azeri Supreme Court’s Ruling on Juma Mosque Eviction Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2004

    Bulgarian Police Seizures of Church Properties in Conflict with Religious Freedom Commitments Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2004

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Briefing
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Reviews Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Chairman Smith Outraged over Azerbaijan’s Seizure of Juma Mosque Press Release
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2004

    Letter to President Niyazov Article
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  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 11, 2004

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • May 7, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Reviews Religious Freedom in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Apr 2, 2004

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2004

    Commission Leaders Welcome Arrest of Caustic Georgian Cleric Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2004

    Independent Mosque in Azerbaijan Ordered Closed Under Dubious Circumstances Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Eager to Work with Georgian President to Uphold Rights Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy Statement
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  • Feb 5, 2004

    Chairman Alarmed by Azerbaijani Government Actions Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Parliamentary Assembly Convenes on Religious Freedom, Mediterranean Issues Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Welcomes State Department Critique of Repression of Religious Groups in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom (Turkish translation) Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Dec 2, 2003

    Turkmenistan Enacts Highly Repressive Law Against Religion Press Release
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  • Nov 25, 2003

    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2003

    80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic Statement
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  • Oct 21, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members: Turkmenistan Has Place on Powell's List of Religious Freedom Violators Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2003

    Bosnia and Herzegovina Considering Faulty Law on Religion Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2003

    Keynote Address of Congressman Christopher H. Smith Press Release
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Report: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Draft Religion Law: Draft Text Fails to Meet OSCE Commitments on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights Romania's Road to NATO and the EU Press Release
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 15, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Report: New Religion Law Conflicts with Bulgaria's Human Rights Commitments Press Release
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  • Aug 15, 2003

    Report: Bulgarian Law on Religions: Problematic Law Out of Step with OSCE Commitments Article
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Continuous Religious Freedom Concerns in Armenia Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith Statement
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  • Jul 1, 2003

    US SHDM Statement on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus Statement
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  • May 23, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue for Bush Meetings with European Leaders Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act into Foreign Relations Act Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Violence Again Overrules Order in Georgian Court; Helsinki Commission Members React Press Release
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  • May 7, 2003

    Taking Stock in Romania Statement
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    10 Years of Remembrance: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement
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  • Apr 9, 2003

    President Shevardnadze’s Statement Welcomed, but Action also Needed Statement
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  • Apr 3, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act of 2003 Moves Closer to Passage Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce “Belarus Democracy Act of 2003” Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2003

    Disturbing Developments in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 19, 2003

    Condemning Anti-Semitism Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Resolution on Anti-Semitism and Related Violence Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Dec 18, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum Launches Process to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Nov 19, 2002

    Commission Holds Briefing on “Ethnic and Religious Intolerance in Today’s Russia” Article
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 13, 2002

    Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate Statement
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  • Nov 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Putin Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Putin Urged to Correct Pattern of Religious Discrimination Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2002

    Shevardnadze Urged to Act on Violence Against Congregations Press Release
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  • Oct 15, 2002

    Briefing: Intolerance in Contemporary Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Preview Reports on Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Today’s Russia Press Release
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Human Rights and Security Issues in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Belarus Religion Law Prompts Reaction from Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Press Release
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Berlin Forum Highlights Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • Aug 5, 2002

    “Shock”in United States Congress as Belarus Authorities Bulldoze New Church Press Release
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  • Jul 9, 2002

    Concerning Rise in Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    New Lows for Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act Statement
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  • Jun 20, 2002

    Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy Hearing
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  • Jun 12, 2002

    Human Rights in Greece Subject of Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • May 17, 2002

    Rise of Anti-Semitic Violence Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 15, 2002

    Full Text of Letter to Georgia's President Eduard Shevardnadze Press Release
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  • May 15, 2002

    15 Members of Congress Urge Shevardnadze to Quell Violence Against Religious Groups Press Release
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  • May 3, 2002

    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Apr 25, 2002

    Pattern of Harassment Emerging by Russian Government Toward Catholics Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov Statement
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  • Mar 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Feb 25, 2002

    Court Decision on Moscow Salvation Army Welcomed Press Release
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jan 24, 2002

    Belarus - Opportunities Squandered Statement
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  • Jan 11, 2002

    Jailed Pastor Released in Turkmenistan, But Systematic Abuses Persist Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Commissioners Raise Religious Freedom Concerns with Turkmenistan Ambassador to the United States Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
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  • Dec 17, 2001

    Moscow Rulings Hit Religious Groups Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Dec 10, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Praises Czech President for Veto of Restrictive Religion Law Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Roadblock to Religious Liberty: Religious Registration Policies in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Nov 7, 2001

    France's Law Affects Freedom of Worship Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 12, 2001

    Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic Statement
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Oct 4, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Explores Religious Registration Press Release
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • May 17, 2001

    Eightieth Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr. Andrei Sakharov Statement
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  • May 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • May 16, 2001

    Attacks on Places of Worship in the Balkans Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2001

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2001

    Draft Law on Religion Threatens Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Feb 8, 2001

    Tribute to Karen S. Lord Statement
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  • Feb 7, 2001

    Smith Decries Turkmen Torture of Baptist Minister Atakov Press Release
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2000

  • Nov 2, 2000

    Turkey and Possible Military Equipment Sales Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Sep 23, 2000

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Sep 18, 2000

    Religious Persecution Occurring in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Sep 12, 2000

    Russia’s Human Rights Record Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jul 19, 2000

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries Briefing
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  • Jul 15, 2000

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • May 25, 2000

    The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Statement
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • May 5, 2000

    Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries, Part 1 Article
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  • Apr 4, 2000

    Hearing: The Deterioration of Freedom of the Media in OSCE Countries Hearing
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  • Mar 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Documents Deplorable State of Human Rights in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Feb 18, 2000

    “Russian Commitment to Freedom of Religion is Tenuous,” says CSCE Chairman Press Release
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  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing: The Status of Religious Liberty in Russia Today Hearing
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  • Feb 11, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Religious Liberty in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 11, 2000

    “Whither Human Rights in Russia?” Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced Press Release
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1999

  • Oct 18, 1999

    Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 1999

    Baptist Church Targeted by Azerbaijan Authorities Statement
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  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 15, 1999

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Jun 18, 1999

    Europe’s Anti-Religious Trends Focus of Commission Hearing; Chairman Calls for Raising Priority in OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 8, 1999

    Hearing: Religious Freedom in Western Europe: Religious Minorities and Growing Government Intolerance Hearing
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  • Jun 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the United States: A Brief Overview Article
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • May 3, 1999

    Administration Certification of Russia Regarding Religious Freedom Statement
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on The State of Democratization and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Announced Press Release
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (1999) Article
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (Russian) Article
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  • Jan 15, 1999

    Hearing: Whither Human Rights in Russia? Hearing
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1998

  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 30, 1998

    Briefing: Deteriorating Religious Liberty in Europe Briefing
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  • Jul 22, 1998

    Briefing: The Deterioration of European Religious Liberty Briefing
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Feb 12, 1998

    Briefing: Status of the Russian Religious Law Briefing
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1997

  • Dec 5, 1997

    Hearing: Status of Religious Liberty for Minority Faiths in Europe and the OSCE Hearing
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Oct 28, 1997

    Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Briefing
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  • Sep 18, 1997

    Hearing: Religious Intolerance in Europe Today Hearing
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  • Jul 28, 1997

    Briefing: The Meaning of Yeltsin's Veto of Russia's Law on Religion Briefing
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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  • Jan 14, 1997

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in Russia Briefing
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1996

  • Apr 26, 1996

    Briefing: Turkish Minority in Western Thrace Briefing
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1995

  • Nov 28, 1995

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The State Church and Minority Faiths Briefing
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  • Sep 27, 1995

    Briefing: Religious Liberty in the OSCE: Present and Future Briefing
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  • Jun 6, 1995

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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1994

  • Sep 1, 1994

    Briefing: Status of Media Freedom in Democracies Briefing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jun 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles Briefing
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  • May 16, 1994

    Briefing: Human Rights Law Group Briefing on Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Feb 16, 1994

    Briefing: Repression Against Evangelicals in Former Soviet Union Briefing
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1993

  • Nov 3, 1993

    Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 1993

    Briefing: The Situation in Russia Briefing
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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1991

  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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1990

  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • May 3, 1990

    Hearing: Meeting with Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (N/A) Hearing
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1989

  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
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1986

  • Jul 30, 1986

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part II Hearing
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1985

  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
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  • Sep 11, 1985

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part I: Soviet Jewry Hearing
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  • Jun 25, 1985

    Hearing: The Ottawa Human Rights Experts Meeting and the Future of the Helsinki Process Hearing
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1982

  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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1979

  • May 11, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. X - Alexsandr Ginzburg on the Human Rights Situation in the U.S.S.R. Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
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    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Egypt Press Release
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    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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    Helsinki Commission Hearing Focuses on U.S. Support for Western Balkan Countries Press Release
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    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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    *** ROOM CHANGE - September 15, 2010 Events *** Press Release
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    Cardin, Hastings Speak on Muslim Discrimination Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Dec 3, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Troubled by Spreading Swiss Discrimination Press Release
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    Cardin, Hastings: Ban on Minarets in Switzerland Should be Overturned Press Release
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jul 16, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Murder of Russian Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jun 30, 2009

    Cardin, U.S. Delegation Secure Release of U.S. Prisoner in Belarus Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    Commission Leaders Call on White House to Raise Human Rights Concerns at Moscow Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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  • Jun 15, 2009

    Commission to Hold Briefing on Upcoming Kyrgyzstan Elections Press Release
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  • May 15, 2009

    Chairman Cardin, Co-Chairman Hastings Express Concerns About Press Freedom, Attacks on Journalists Press Release
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  • Feb 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Co-Host a Screening of "Shadow of the Holy Book", A Documentary Film on Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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  • Jan 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Staff Examine Impact of International Efforts in Kosovo on Human Rights Article
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  • Jan 7, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Expresses Concern Over Religion Law in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2008

    Statement on USCIRF Report on Religious Freedom in Iraq by Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Dec 27, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Condemn Former Prime Minister Bhutto’s Assassination Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2007

    Hastings Outraged by Merciless Attack on Belarus’ Young Front Leader Zmitser Fedaruk Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2006

    Commission Leadership Concerned by Romanian Religion Law Press Release
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  • Jul 14, 2006

    Brownback Praises Passage of Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2006

    Religious Freedom Gains in Romania Threatened by Regressive Draft Law Press Release
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  • Jun 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on South Central Europe Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2006

    Commissioners Disappointed by Serbian Religion Legislation Press Release
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  • Mar 21, 2006

    Commissioners Concerned About Death Penalty Case in Afghanistan Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2006

    House Passes Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Attack at Moscow Synagogue, Calls on Russian Authorities to Combat Ultra-Nationalism Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Lack of Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioner Lauds Resolution on Religious Liberties in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Call On Egypt to Protect Coptic Christians Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Press Conference on the Plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt Press Release
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  • Aug 19, 2005

    American Agenda Moves Forward at the 14th Annual OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jul 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Secures Passage of Religious Freedom Amendments at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2005

    Progress and Challenges: The OSCE Tackles Anti-Semitism and Intolerance Article
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  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Members Denounce Iran's Human Rights Record, Call for Joint U.S.-Europe Response Press Release
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 4, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Members Alarmed by Threats to "Cowshed" Church in Belarus Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2005

    Report on Slovakia's Religion Law Article
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  • Apr 27, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Report Describes Barriers to Recognition for Religious Groups in Slovakia Press Release
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    UPDATED: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Unregistered Religious Groups in Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    Ankara's Efforts to Undermine the Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Article
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  • Mar 10, 2005

    Turkey's Efforts to Undermine Greek Orthodox Church Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Jan 5, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Southeastern Europe Article
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  • Nov 2, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Alarmed at French Students' Expulsion over Religious Attire Press Release
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    OSCE Conference Focuses on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination Article
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  • Aug 12, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Examines Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Article
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  • Aug 11, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Frustrated with Azeri Supreme Court’s Ruling on Juma Mosque Eviction Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2004

    Bulgarian Police Seizures of Church Properties in Conflict with Religious Freedom Commitments Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Reviews Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Chairman Smith Outraged over Azerbaijan’s Seizure of Juma Mosque Press Release
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2004

    Letter to President Niyazov Article
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  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 7, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Reviews Religious Freedom in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Apr 2, 2004

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2004

    Commission Leaders Welcome Arrest of Caustic Georgian Cleric Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2004

    Independent Mosque in Azerbaijan Ordered Closed Under Dubious Circumstances Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Eager to Work with Georgian President to Uphold Rights Press Release
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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  • Feb 5, 2004

    Chairman Alarmed by Azerbaijani Government Actions Press Release
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  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Parliamentary Assembly Convenes on Religious Freedom, Mediterranean Issues Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Welcomes State Department Critique of Repression of Religious Groups in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom (Turkish translation) Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Dec 2, 2003

    Turkmenistan Enacts Highly Repressive Law Against Religion Press Release
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  • Nov 25, 2003

    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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  • Oct 21, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members: Turkmenistan Has Place on Powell's List of Religious Freedom Violators Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2003

    Bosnia and Herzegovina Considering Faulty Law on Religion Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2003

    Keynote Address of Congressman Christopher H. Smith Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights Romania's Road to NATO and the EU Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Report: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Draft Religion Law: Draft Text Fails to Meet OSCE Commitments on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 15, 2003

    Report: Bulgarian Law on Religions: Problematic Law Out of Step with OSCE Commitments Article
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  • Aug 15, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Report: New Religion Law Conflicts with Bulgaria's Human Rights Commitments Press Release
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  • Jul 1, 2003

    US SHDM Statement on Religious Freedom Article
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  • May 23, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue for Bush Meetings with European Leaders Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act into Foreign Relations Act Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Violence Again Overrules Order in Georgian Court; Helsinki Commission Members React Press Release
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  • Apr 3, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act of 2003 Moves Closer to Passage Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce “Belarus Democracy Act of 2003” Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Dec 18, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum Launches Process to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Nov 19, 2002

    Commission Holds Briefing on “Ethnic and Religious Intolerance in Today’s Russia” Article
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  • Nov 14, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Putin Urged to Correct Pattern of Religious Discrimination Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Putin Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2002

    Shevardnadze Urged to Act on Violence Against Congregations Press Release
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Preview Reports on Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Today’s Russia Press Release
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Belarus Religion Law Prompts Reaction from Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Berlin Forum Highlights Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • Aug 5, 2002

    “Shock”in United States Congress as Belarus Authorities Bulldoze New Church Press Release
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  • Jun 12, 2002

    Human Rights in Greece Subject of Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 17, 2002

    Rise of Anti-Semitic Violence Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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    Full Text of Letter to Georgia's President Eduard Shevardnadze Press Release
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    15 Members of Congress Urge Shevardnadze to Quell Violence Against Religious Groups Press Release
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    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 25, 2002

    Pattern of Harassment Emerging by Russian Government Toward Catholics Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Feb 25, 2002

    Court Decision on Moscow Salvation Army Welcomed Press Release
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  • Jan 11, 2002

    Jailed Pastor Released in Turkmenistan, But Systematic Abuses Persist Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Commissioners Raise Religious Freedom Concerns with Turkmenistan Ambassador to the United States Press Release
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  • Dec 17, 2001

    Moscow Rulings Hit Religious Groups Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Praises Czech President for Veto of Restrictive Religion Law Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Roadblock to Religious Liberty: Religious Registration Policies in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Oct 4, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Explores Religious Registration Press Release
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Feb 7, 2001

    Smith Decries Turkmen Torture of Baptist Minister Atakov Press Release
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  • Sep 12, 2000

    Russia’s Human Rights Record Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • May 5, 2000

    Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries, Part 1 Article
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  • Mar 22, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Documents Deplorable State of Human Rights in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Feb 18, 2000

    “Russian Commitment to Freedom of Religion is Tenuous,” says CSCE Chairman Press Release
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  • Feb 11, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Religious Liberty in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 11, 2000

    “Whither Human Rights in Russia?” Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Jun 18, 1999

    Europe’s Anti-Religious Trends Focus of Commission Hearing; Chairman Calls for Raising Priority in OSCE Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the United States: A Brief Overview Article
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  • Apr 19, 1999

    Hearing Announced: “Belarus—Back in the USSR?” Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Hearing on The State of Democratization and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Announced Press Release
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (1999) Article
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (Russian) Article
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
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  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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    The Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey: A Victim of Systematic Expropriation Briefing
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 2004

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Briefing
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • May 11, 2004

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Oct 15, 2002

    Briefing: Intolerance in Contemporary Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Jun 20, 2002

    Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy Hearing
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • Sep 23, 2000

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 19, 2000

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries Briefing
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Apr 4, 2000

    Hearing: The Deterioration of Freedom of the Media in OSCE Countries Hearing
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing: The Status of Religious Liberty in Russia Today Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Hearing
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  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jun 8, 1999

    Hearing: Religious Freedom in Western Europe: Religious Minorities and Growing Government Intolerance Hearing
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Jan 15, 1999

    Hearing: Whither Human Rights in Russia? Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Jul 30, 1998

    Briefing: Deteriorating Religious Liberty in Europe Briefing
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  • Jul 22, 1998

    Briefing: The Deterioration of European Religious Liberty Briefing
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  • Feb 12, 1998

    Briefing: Status of the Russian Religious Law Briefing
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  • Dec 5, 1997

    Hearing: Status of Religious Liberty for Minority Faiths in Europe and the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 28, 1997

    Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Briefing
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  • Sep 18, 1997

    Hearing: Religious Intolerance in Europe Today Hearing
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  • Jul 28, 1997

    Briefing: The Meaning of Yeltsin's Veto of Russia's Law on Religion Briefing
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  • Jan 14, 1997

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in Russia Briefing
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  • Apr 26, 1996

    Briefing: Turkish Minority in Western Thrace Briefing
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  • Nov 28, 1995

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The State Church and Minority Faiths Briefing
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  • Sep 27, 1995

    Briefing: Religious Liberty in the OSCE: Present and Future Briefing
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  • Jun 6, 1995

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Sep 1, 1994

    Briefing: Status of Media Freedom in Democracies Briefing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jun 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles Briefing
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  • May 16, 1994

    Briefing: Human Rights Law Group Briefing on Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Feb 16, 1994

    Briefing: Repression Against Evangelicals in Former Soviet Union Briefing
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  • Nov 3, 1993

    Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 1993

    Briefing: The Situation in Russia Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Apr 5, 1993

    Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 Briefing
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  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • May 3, 1990

    Hearing: Meeting with Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (N/A) Hearing
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  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
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  • Jul 30, 1986

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part II Hearing
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  • Sep 11, 1985

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part I: Soviet Jewry Hearing
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  • Jun 25, 1985

    Hearing: The Ottawa Human Rights Experts Meeting and the Future of the Helsinki Process Hearing
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  • May 11, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. X - Alexsandr Ginzburg on the Human Rights Situation in the U.S.S.R. Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
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  • May 24, 2011

    40th Anniversary of the Forced Closure of the Theological School of Halki Statement
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  • Jan 25, 2011

    Northern Cyprus Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2010

    Theological School of Halki Statement
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 20, 2010

    Cyprus Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Nov 2, 2009

    Calling Upon Turkey to Facilitate the Reopening of the Halki Seminary Statement
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    Sodertalje, Sweden Accepts 5,000 Iraqi Refugees Statement
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Religious Community Bulldozed in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Southeastern Europe: Moving from Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide to Euro-Atlantic Integration Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Floor Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Religious Speech Limitations in Sweden Statement
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Sep 24, 2004

    Greater Regulation of Religion in Kazakhstan? Statement
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy Statement
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2003

    80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic Statement
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Continuous Religious Freedom Concerns in Armenia Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2003

    Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Repression Spreading in Belarus Statement
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  • May 7, 2003

    Taking Stock in Romania Statement
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    10 Years of Remembrance: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement
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  • Apr 9, 2003

    President Shevardnadze’s Statement Welcomed, but Action also Needed Statement
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  • Mar 12, 2003

    Disturbing Developments in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Feb 19, 2003

    Condemning Anti-Semitism Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Resolution on Anti-Semitism and Related Violence Statement
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 13, 2002

    Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate Statement
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Human Rights and Security Issues in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Jul 9, 2002

    Concerning Rise in Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    New Lows for Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov Statement
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  • Mar 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jan 24, 2002

    Belarus - Opportunities Squandered Statement
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
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  • Nov 7, 2001

    France's Law Affects Freedom of Worship Statement
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  • Oct 12, 2001

    Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • May 17, 2001

    Eightieth Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr. Andrei Sakharov Statement
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  • May 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • May 16, 2001

    Attacks on Places of Worship in the Balkans Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2001

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2001

    Draft Law on Religion Threatens Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Feb 8, 2001

    Tribute to Karen S. Lord Statement
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  • Nov 2, 2000

    Turkey and Possible Military Equipment Sales Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Sep 18, 2000

    Religious Persecution Occurring in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2000

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • May 25, 2000

    The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Statement
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  • Sep 22, 1999

    Baptist Church Targeted by Azerbaijan Authorities Statement
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  • Jul 15, 1999

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • May 3, 1999

    Administration Certification of Russia Regarding Religious Freedom Statement
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jan 26, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Chairs Meeting in Israel on Countering Discrimination in the Mediterranean Region; Meets with Prime Minister Olmert Article
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  • Jan 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Staff Examine Impact of International Efforts in Kosovo on Human Rights Article
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Aug 19, 2005

    American Agenda Moves Forward at the 14th Annual OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jun 21, 2005

    Progress and Challenges: The OSCE Tackles Anti-Semitism and Intolerance Article
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  • Apr 29, 2005

    Report on Slovakia's Religion Law Article
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    Ankara's Efforts to Undermine the Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Article
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  • Jan 5, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Southeastern Europe Article
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  • Oct 5, 2004

    OSCE Conference Focuses on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination Article
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  • Aug 12, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Examines Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 3, 2004

    Letter to President Niyazov Article
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Parliamentary Assembly Convenes on Religious Freedom, Mediterranean Issues Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Dec 12, 2003

    OSCE Commitments: Provisions on Religious Freedom (Turkish translation) Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 25, 2003

    Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus Article
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  • Sep 30, 2003

    Report: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Draft Religion Law: Draft Text Fails to Meet OSCE Commitments on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 15, 2003

    Report: Bulgarian Law on Religions: Problematic Law Out of Step with OSCE Commitments Article
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  • Jul 1, 2003

    US SHDM Statement on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Dec 18, 2002

    Parliamentary Forum Launches Process to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Nov 19, 2002

    Commission Holds Briefing on “Ethnic and Religious Intolerance in Today’s Russia” Article
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Berlin Forum Highlights Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Aug 6, 2002

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • May 3, 2002

    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Roadblock to Religious Liberty: Religious Registration Policies in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • May 5, 2000

    Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries, Part 1 Article
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Jun 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the United States: A Brief Overview Article
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (1999) Article
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  • Feb 1, 1999

    Legal Status of Religious Groups in the US (Russian) Article
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
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  • Jul 1, 1982

    Human Rights in Czechoslovakia: The Documents of Charter '77, 1977-1982 (14MB) Article
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