Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

National Minorities


2014

  • Jul 22, 2014

    Live Webcast: Hearing on Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Commission to hold hearing with OSCE Human Rights Appointees Press Release
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2013

  • May 28, 2013

    Bulgaria Holds Early Parliamentary Elections; OSCE Mounts Full-Scale Election Observation Mission Article
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2012

  • Nov 21, 2012

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Unveiling of Berlin Memorial for Romani Genocide Victims Article
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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  • Feb 15, 2012

    Violence Against Roma Event
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2011

  • Dec 7, 2011

    Briefing on the Caucasus Event
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Conflicts in the Caucasus: Prospects for Resolution Hearing
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  • Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Conflicts in the Caucasus Press Release
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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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  • Jul 26, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls Attention to Plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt Press Release
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  • May 3, 2011

    Statement on the Death of Max van der Stoel Statement
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  • Apr 8, 2011

    Commemorating International Roma Day Article
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  • Mar 22, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Call on Slovakia to Acknowledge and Condemn Past Practice of Targeting Roma for Sterilization Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2011

    Senator Cardin's Response to Rep. King's U.S. Anti-Muslim Hearings Statement
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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2010

  • Dec 12, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Concerned with Proposed Law to Change Roma Term Press Release
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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 8, 2010

    Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Event
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  • Dec 7, 2010

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Receives NCSJ Torch of Liberty Award Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Challenges in Western Balkans Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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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 15, 2010

    Hastings, Lee Push for Increased Minority Political Participation Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2010

    *** ROOM CHANGE - September 15, 2010 Events *** 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 27, 2010

    Commissioners: Democracy, Human Rights Needed for a Stable Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold a Hearing on Kyrgyzstan 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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  • Jun 10, 2010

    Statement of Helsinki Commissioners on Balkans War Crimes Convictions Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2010

    U.S. and European Parliamentarians Press for Minority Gains Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2010

    Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference – News Conference Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Cardin Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Dorothy I. Height Press Release
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Mar 31, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Call for Tolerance Amid European Burqa Ban Debate Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2010

    Commission Briefing on Racial Profiling Marks Day Against Discrimination Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Mar 9, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Condemn Anti-Gay Hate Speech Press Release
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  • Feb 9, 2010

    POSTPONED: Helsinki Commission to Host Conversation on French Muslims Press Release
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  • Feb 9, 2010

    Conversation on French Muslims Event
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Cardin Introduces Maryland’s Ian Kelly, Nominee for Ambassador to OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 29, 2010

    65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Statement
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 20, 2010

    Chairman Cardin Meets with Prime Minister Djukanovic Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 16, 2009

    Cardin Applauds Spotlight on Human Rights Treaties Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2009

    Chairman Cardin Meets with Hungarian Prime Minister Bajnai Press Release
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  • 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 23, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Justice for Victims of Sterilization in Czech Republic and Slovakia Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Hastings Continues to Lead on Minority Political Participation at UN Forum Press Release
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  • Oct 26, 2009

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

    Cardin, Hastings Among First to Meet New Greek Prime Minister Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Cooperation from Tolerance Representatives Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2009

    Hearing on Tolerance with Human Rights Representatives Event
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  • Oct 8, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Tolerance with Human Rights Representatives Press Release
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  • Oct 8, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Applauds Unveiling of Romania Holocaust Monument Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Applaud Ukraine Decision to Protect Babyn Yar (Babi Yar) Memorial Press Release
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  • Jun 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Urge Compromises in Bosnia Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Hastings Calls for More Minority Inclusion in Government Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Celebrate 144th Anniversary of Juneteenth Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statements on Shooting at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Violence Against Roma Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2009

    Briefing on Rise of Violence Against Roma Event
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  • Jun 8, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Comment on Right-Wing Victories in European Union Parliamentary Elections Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Rise of Violence Against Roma Press Release
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  • May 20, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Condemn Turkish Government Destruction of Nearly 1,000-Year-Old Roma Neighborhood Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2009

    Slovak Romani Sterilization Victims Win Damages Press Release
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  • Apr 16, 2009

    International Roma Day Bracketed by Rising Extremism and Violence Article
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  • Apr 8, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chairman Cardin and Co-Chairman Hastings Release Statement on Plight of Roma 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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2008

  • Dec 17, 2008

    Report on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Review of the United States and Seventh Annual Meeting of the United Nations Working Group on People of African Descent (WGPAD) Article
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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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  • Sep 25, 2008

    Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination against Blacks and Other Minorities in Europe Press Release
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  • Sep 24, 2008

    Recognizing Europe's Black Population Statement
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  • Aug 11, 2008

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

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Comment on the Challenges Faced by Minority Communities in Kosovo Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2008

    The Challenges to Minority Communities in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Jun 3, 2008

    Hearing on the Challenges to Minority Communities in Kosovo Event
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  • May 27, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Challenges to Minority Communities in Kosovo Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2008

    Teach about the Genocide of Roma Statement
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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

  • Oct 18, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing with OSCE PA President Göran Lennmarker Press Release
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  • Oct 18, 2007

    Parliamentary Perspective of Challenges Facing Today’s Europe Hearing
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  • Apr 25, 2007

    The Crying Sun Event
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    The Crying Sun Press Release
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  • Mar 19, 2007

    Parliamentary Elections in Serbia Reveal Progress in Democratic Development But also Support for Nationalist Causes Article
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2006

  • Aug 15, 2006

    The Sterilization Investigation in the Czech Republic Briefing
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  • Aug 14, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Report Describes Investigations Into Wrongful Sterilizations in Slovakia and Czech Republic Press Release
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  • Aug 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Sterilization Investigation in the Czech Republic Press Release
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  • Jun 16, 2006

    The Human Rights Situation of Roma: Europe's Largest Ethinic Minority Briefing
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  • Jun 15, 2006

    Human Rights, Democracy, and Integration in South Central Europe Hearing
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  • Jun 13, 2006

    From Promises to Practice Article
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  • Jun 8, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Situation of Roma 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

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Alarm at Surge of Violent Attacks and Murders of Minorities in Russia Press Release
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  • Feb 21, 2006

    European Court Rules in Critical Czech Desegregation Case Article
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  • Feb 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise Courage of Romani Plaintiffs in Czech Desegregation Case, Call for Intensified Integration of Roma in Schools Press Release
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  • Jan 24, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Mourn Passing of Kosovo President, Laud Man of "Peace" and "Decency" 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

  • Nov 23, 2005

    The Meaning of Egypt's Elections and Their Relevance to the Middle East Article
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Coerced Sterilizations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Laud Srebrenica Resolution, Call for Remembrance Press Release
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  • Jun 7, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Calls for Stronger Action Against Anti-Semitism, Bigotry Press Release
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  • May 26, 2005

    Kosovo Human Rights Still At Risk, Helsinki Commission Members Find Press Release
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  • May 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission, Top U.N. Official to Discuss Human Rights Concerns in Kosovo Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Condemn Attack Against Roma Community in Siberia Press Release
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2004

  • Oct 15, 2004

    Briefing Surveys Human Rights of Russia's Roma Population Article
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  • Oct 4, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing on Advancing Democracy in Albania Article
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  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 8, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to Terrorist Massacre in Russia Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing Democracy in Albania Hearing
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  • Jul 14, 2004

    Advancing Democracy in Albania Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Mar 26, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge Tough U.S. Stance on Indicted War Criminals Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Powell Urged on U.S. Support of Strong Resolution on Chechnya Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 22, 2003

    Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Nov 21, 2003

    Deplorable Human Rights Conditions Recalled at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Chechnya Article
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  • Oct 31, 2003

    80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic Statement
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Oct 3, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Partner States of the OSCE: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU Briefing
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  • Oct 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Features Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean 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 25, 2003

    Relatives Testify of Struggles to Resolve Missing Persons Cases in Former Yugoslavia Article
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  • Sep 16, 2003

    Hearing: Chechnya: Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Sep 12, 2003

    Situation in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Hearing: Missing Persons in Southeast Europe Hearing
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  • Jul 30, 2003

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Missing Persons in Southeast Europe Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
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  • Jul 7, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Press Belgrade to Apprehend Indicted War Criminals, Cooperate with Hague Tribunal Article
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  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 4, 2003

    Briefing: Democracy, Human Rights and Justice in Serbia Today Briefing
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  • May 21, 2003

    Coerced Sterilization Investigated in Slovakia Statement
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • May 15, 2003

    Briefing: Bringing Justice to Southeast Europe Briefing
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  • May 13, 2003

    Del Ponte to Survey Yugoslav Tribunal Status During Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    10 Years of Remembrance: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement
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  • Apr 24, 2003

    Briefing: The Critical Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Chechnya Briefing
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  • Apr 17, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Apr 14, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to Powell on UNCHR, Chechnya Press Release
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  • Apr 14, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Powell to Maintain Leadership on Chechen Resolution Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for “Accurate Assessment” of Chechnya Situation Press Release
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2002

  • 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 18, 2002

    The War in Chechnya and Moscow Statement
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  • Nov 8, 2002

    Turkey’s Post-Election Future Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing 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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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on National Minorities and Roma 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

    Commission Hearing Surveys State of Ethnic Relations in Kosovo Article
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  • Jun 26, 2002

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 124--Condemning the use of Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhumane, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the United States and Other Countries, and Expressing Support for Victims of Those Practices Statement
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  • Jun 19, 2002

    Hearing: Prospects for Ethnic Harmony in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Jun 12, 2002

    Human Rights in Greece Subject of Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Praises Slovak Reforms, Urges Passage of Anti-Discrimination Law Press Release
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  • Jun 11, 2002

    Kosovo’s Human Rights Atmosphere Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
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  • May 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
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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 19, 2002

    Journalist’s Attempted Hand-Shake Leads to Criminal Indictment Press Release
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  • Apr 10, 2002

    Cyprus Talks Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Mar 26, 2002

    Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail Briefing
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  • Mar 20, 2002

    Re-Registration Campaign Denying Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan Statement
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 13, 2001

    Ambassador Stephan H. Minikes Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 5, 2001

    Hearing: Civilian Police and Police Training in Post-Conflict OSCE Areas Hearing
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Remember Romani Holocaust Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2001

    Romania's Chairmanship of OSCE Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2001

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

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • May 8, 2001

    Resolution on Kalmyk Settlement in America Statement
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  • May 7, 2001

    Senate & House Leaders Appoint Full Slate of Commission Members Press Release
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • Apr 5, 2001

    International Roma Day Statement
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  • Mar 29, 2001

    Hearing: Recent Developments in and around Kosovo Hearing
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  • Mar 6, 2001

    Briefing: Serbia After Milosevic: A Progress Report Briefing
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2000

  • Oct 10, 2000

    Calling for Lasting Peace, Justice, and Stability Statement
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  • Sep 25, 2000

    Serbia Democratization of 2000 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 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 27, 2000

    Hearing: Milosevic's Crackdown in Serbia and Threat to Montenegro Hearing
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  • Jun 13, 2000

    Hearing: Bosnia's Future Under the Dayton Agreement Hearing
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • Jun 8, 2000

    Hearing: Human Rights of the Romani Minority Hearing
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  • May 24, 2000

    Russian Human Rights in Retreat Under Putin’s Watch, Witnesses Testify Press Release
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  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
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  • Apr 7, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Welcomes OSCE Report on Roma Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2000

    The Ordeal of Andrei Babitsky Statement
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  • Feb 28, 2000

    Hearing: Kosovo's Displaced and Imprisoned - Part 2 Hearing
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  • Feb 28, 2000

    Hearing: Kosovo's Displaced and Imprisoned Hearing
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  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Kosovo’s Displaced and Imprisoned Press Release
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  • Feb 8, 2000

    Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Statement
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  • Feb 1, 2000

    Hearing: Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro Hearing
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1999

  • Nov 3, 1999

    Hearing: Chechen Crisis and Its Implications for Russian Democracy Hearing
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  • Nov 3, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Alleges Horrific Humanitarian Disaster Unfolding in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 1999

    Briefing: The Situation in Dagestan Briefing
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  • May 12, 1999

    Briefing: Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo: The Views of Local Human Rights Advocates Briefing
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  • May 11, 1999

    Hearing: Accountability for War Crimes: Progress and Prospects Hearing
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  • Apr 6, 1999

    Hearing: Atrocities and the Humanitarian Crisis in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Mar 10, 1999

    The Serbia and Montenegro Democracy Act of 1999 Statement
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  • Jan 8, 1999

    Briefing: Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia: Electoral and Political Outlook for 1999 Briefing
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1998

  • Dec 10, 1998

    Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 2, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Chechnya Briefing
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  • Sep 17, 1998

    Hearing: Atrocities in Kosovo: Shattuck and Dole Report Hearing
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  • Jul 16, 1998

    Briefing: Kosovo Briefing
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  • Mar 18, 1998

    Hearing: Repression and Violence in Kosovo and Hearing on Kosovo: The Humanitarian Perspective Hearing
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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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  • Jun 12, 1997

    Briefing: The Human Rights Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Apr 8, 1997

    Briefing: The Continued Use of Torture in Turkey Briefing
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  • Mar 21, 1997

    Briefing: The Current Situation in Croatia Briefing
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  • Mar 13, 1997

    Hearing: The Future of Chechyna Hearing
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1996

  • Dec 12, 1996

    Briefing: Brcko and the Future of Bosnia Briefing
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  • Aug 1, 1996

    Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change Article
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  • Jun 18, 1996

    Briefing: Albanian Parliamentary Elections Briefing
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  • Mar 14, 1996

    Hearing: Challenges to Democracy in Albania Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 1996

    Hearing: The Chechen Conflict and Russian Democratic Development Hearing
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1995

  • Sep 19, 1995

    Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils Hearing
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  • Jun 6, 1995

    Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 1, 1995

    Hearing: Chechnya Hearing
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  • Apr 3, 1995

    Briefing: The Developments in Bosnia-Herzegovina Briefing
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  • Jan 19, 1995

    Hearing: The Crisis in Chechnya Hearing
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1994

  • Oct 1, 1994

    Report: U.S. Helsinki Commission Delegation to Bosnia-Herzegovina Article
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  • Jul 29, 1994

    Briefing: Nagorno-Karabakh 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 20, 1994

    Briefing: Focus on Serious Challenges Facing the Ukraine Briefing
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  • May 16, 1994

    Briefing: Human Rights Law Group Briefing on Human Rights in Turkey Briefing
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  • Jan 1, 1994

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Poland Article
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1993

  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria Article
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  • Sep 1, 1993

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Slovakia Article
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  • Aug 11, 1993

    Ethnic Violence in Trans-Caucasia Briefing
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 1993

    Hearing: The Yugoslavia Conflict: Potential for Spillover in the Balkans Hearing
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  • Jun 1, 1993

    Report: The CSCE's High Commissioner for National Minorities Article
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  • May 17, 1993

    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey Briefing
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  • May 1, 1993

    Report: The CSCE Human Dimension Seminar on Case Studies on National Minorities Issues: Positive Results (N/A) 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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  • Apr 1, 1993

    Report: U.S. Helsinki Commission Delgation to Romania, Macedonia, Kosovo, and Vienna Article
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1992

  • Aug 10, 1992

    Hearing: Ethnic Russians in the Baltic States Hearing
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  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Paliamentary and Presidential Elections in an Independent Croatia Article
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  • Apr 1, 1992

    Report: From Vienna to Helsinki: Reports on the Inter-Sessional Meetings of the CSCE Process Article
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights- Part 2 Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights - Part 3 Hearing
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  • Feb 5, 1992

    Hearing: The Yugoslav Republics: Prospects for Peace and Human Rights Hearing
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1991

  • Oct 31, 1991

    Hearing: The Conflict in Yugoslavia Hearing
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  • Aug 1, 1991

    Report: Minority Rights Problems, Parameters, and Patterns in the CSCE Context Peaceful Settlements of Disputes in the CSCE Process Article
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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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  • Jul 5, 1991

    Report by the CSCE Staff: The Geneva CSCE Experts Meeting on National Minorities Article
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  • Jul 1, 1991

    Minority Rights: Problems, Parameters, and Patterns in the CSCE Context Article
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  • May 22, 1991

    Hearing: Democratic Developments in Albania Hearing
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  • May 7, 1991

    Hearing: Baltic Leadership on the Status of Independence Movements Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • Jan 17, 1991

    Hearing: Soviet Crackdown in the Baltic States Hearing
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1990

  • Aug 18, 1990

    Report: Helsinki Commission on the US. Congressional Delegation Visit to Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslavkia and Berlin Article
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  • Jul 18, 1990

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

    Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) Hearing
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  • Apr 1, 1990

    Report: Congressional Delegation Visit to Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria Article
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1987

  • Feb 3, 1987

    Hearing: National Minorities in Eastern Europe, Part I: The Turkish Minority in Bulgaria Hearing
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1979

  • Apr 3, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VIII - U.S. Compliance: Human Rights Hearing
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