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2014

  • Oct 28, 2014

    Briefing: Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Event
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan 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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2013

  • Jun 26, 2013

    Chairman Cardin On Senate Intelligence Report, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Press Release
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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 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 24, 2012

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

  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2011

    Commission to Host Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Event
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  • Nov 16, 2011

    Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Briefing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Press Release
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2010

  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Cardin, McGovern Introduce Bills Creating Consequences for Corruption 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 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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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin Urges Visa Ban for Russian Officials Connected to Anti-Corruption Lawyer’s Death Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 15, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Hail Passage of Human Rights Enforcement Act 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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  • Apr 8, 2009

    Cardin Says Obama Boldly Moving Forward to Restore U.S. Leadership and Credibility Abroad Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 2009

    Senator Cardin Briefs European Parliamentarians on U.S. Detainee and Torture Policy Changes Press Release
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2008

  • 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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  • Jul 29, 2008

    Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Statement
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    Briefing by Physicians for Human Rights on Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Briefing
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    Briefing on the Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Event
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    Hastings Chides Administration Over Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin Seek Solutions for Closing Guantanamo Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2008

    Hearing on Guantanamo Detainees After Boumediene: Now What? Event
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  • Jul 15, 2008

    Guantanamo Detainees after Boumediene: Now What? Hearing
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  • Jul 8, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Guantanamo Detainees After Boumediene: Now What? Press Release
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  • Jun 26, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Commemorates International Day for the Victims of Torture Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Hastings Comments on U.S. Policy on Torture and Interrogation Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2008

    Screening of the Academy Award-Winning Documentary Taxi to the Dark Side Event
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  • May 22, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Host Screening of the Academy Award-Winning Documentary Taxi to the Dark Side 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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  • Mar 12, 2008

    Hastings and Wexler Laud Passage of Holocaust Archives Legislation Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Is It Torture Yet? Hearing
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Senator Cardin to Hold Field Hearing on Torture and other Forms of Banned Treatment Event
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Cardin and Hastings Examine U.S. Policy on Torture Press Release
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Senator Cardin to Hold Field Hearing on Torture and other Forms of Banned Treatment Press Release
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Srebrenica: Twelve Years After the Genocide and the Signing of the Dayton Accords Article
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  • Oct 16, 2007

    Authorizing Interrogation Techniques Statement
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  • Oct 12, 2007

    Torture Policies Undercut U.S. Leadership on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law Statement
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  • Oct 12, 2007

    Hastings: President’s Policy on Torture Undercuts America’s Credibility on Human Rights and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2007

    Guantánamo Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Article
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin: Detainee Policies at Guantanamo a Stain on U.S. Record Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Mr. John Bellinger, III (Legal Adviser) - Department of State Testimony
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Mr. Tom Malinowsky (Advocacy Director) - Human Rights Watch Testimony
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Mr. Gabor Rona (International Legal Director) - Human Rights First Testimony
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights () - Testimony
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Hon. Benjamin L. Cardin (Co-Chairman) - Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Hon. Steny H. Hoyer (House Majority Leader) - U.S. House of Representatives Testimony
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  • Jun 19, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Implications of Guantanamo for U.S. Human Rights Leadership Press Release
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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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2006

  • Sep 15, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Mourns the Death of Journalist in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    President Niyazov Intensifies Repression in Turkmenistan Statement
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2005

  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
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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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  • 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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  • Apr 28, 2005

    Introduction of Torture Victims Relief Act Statement
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2004

  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 9, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests through the OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 8, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to Terrorist Massacre in Russia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    OSCE Materials Relating to Torture Article
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    U.S. Delegation Makes Major Contributions to OSCE PA Annual Session in Edinburgh 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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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia 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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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 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 22, 2003

    The Nightmare in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Nov 21, 2003

    Deplorable Human Rights Conditions Recalled at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Chechnya Article
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  • Nov 10, 2003

    CANCELLED Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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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 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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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

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Features Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean Press Release
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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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  • Sep 11, 2003

    CANCELLED: Hearing: Missing Persons in Southeast Europe, Part 2 Press Release
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairmen Observe International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Press Release
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Torture Deaths in Uzbekistan Reveal Lack of Progress Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Death by Torture in Uzbekistan Continues Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • Apr 24, 2003

    Briefing: The Critical Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Chechnya Briefing
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Mar 25, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Historic Rescue of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Statement
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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 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey 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 5, 2002

    Report: Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment Article
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  • Oct 29, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith Suspicious of Charge Against Journalist in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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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 the Prevention of Torture at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Jun 26, 2002

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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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 25, 2002

    Commission Leaders Introduce Anti-Torture Resolutions Press Release
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  • May 16, 2002

    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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  • May 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing 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 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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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

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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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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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Torture and Police Abuse in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Jul 17, 2001

    Commission Members Contribute to Successful Parliamentary Assembly Session Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2001

    Smith Hails Success at Parliamentary Assembly Press Release
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  • Jul 11, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Denounces Death of Uzbek Held in Police Custody Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioner Announces Anti-Torture Resolution on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture” Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

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

    Serbia-Otpor Organization 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 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 15, 2000

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Panel Reports on Torture in Chechnya and Turkey Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2000

    Briefing: Torture in the OSCE Region (Focus on Turkey and Chechnya) Briefing
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  • May 25, 2000

    Hearing: Elections, Democratization, and Human Rights in Azerbaijan Hearing
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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  • Mar 14, 2000

    The Ordeal of Andrei Babitsky Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Briefing: Chechen Parliamentarians Briefing
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1999

  • Nov 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Efforts Reflected in Istanbul Charter Press Release
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  • Nov 5, 1999

    Torture in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 3, 1999

    Hearing: Chechen Crisis and Its Implications for Russian Democracy Hearing
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Apr 21, 1999

    Children's Day in Turkey Statement
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  • Apr 6, 1999

    Hearing: Atrocities and the Humanitarian Crisis in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Mar 18, 1999

    Hearing: The Road to the OSCE Istanbul Summit and Human Rights in the Republic of Turkey Hearing
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  • Mar 18, 1999

    “Stop the torture in Turkey—or move this year’s Summit,” says Commission Chairman Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
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1998

  • Mar 18, 1998

    Hearing: Repression and Violence in Kosovo and Hearing on Kosovo: The Humanitarian Perspective Hearing
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  • Mar 1, 1998

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

  • 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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  • Apr 8, 1997

    Briefing: The Continued Use of Torture in Turkey Briefing
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1996

  • 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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  • Apr 4, 1995

    Hearing: Genocide in Bosnia Hearing
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1994

  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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1993

  • May 17, 1993

    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey 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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1991

  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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1990

  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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1983

  • Sep 20, 1983

    Hearing: Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union Hearing
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CSCE :: User Groups
  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Sep 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission on Opening of Europe’s Largest Human Rights Meeting Press Release
    more
  • Jun 26, 2013

    Chairman Cardin On Senate Intelligence Report, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Press Release
    more
  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
    more
  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
    more
  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
    more
  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
    more
  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Press Release
    more
  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
    more
  • Sep 29, 2010

    Cardin, McGovern Introduce Bills Creating Consequences for Corruption Press Release
    more
  • Jul 5, 2010

    Senator Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Norway Press Release
    more
  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin Urges Visa Ban for Russian Officials Connected to Anti-Corruption Lawyer’s Death Press Release
    more
  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
    more
  • Dec 15, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Hail Passage of Human Rights Enforcement Act Press Release
    more
  • Nov 23, 2009

    Helsinki Commissioners Seek Justice for Victims of Sterilization in Czech Republic and Slovakia Press Release
    more
  • Apr 8, 2009

    Cardin Says Obama Boldly Moving Forward to Restore U.S. Leadership and Credibility Abroad Press Release
    more
  • Feb 19, 2009

    Senator Cardin Briefs European Parliamentarians on U.S. Detainee and Torture Policy Changes Press Release
    more
  • Nov 18, 2008

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

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    Hastings Chides Administration Over Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Press Release
    more
  • Jul 21, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on the Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Press Release
    more
  • Jul 15, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin Seek Solutions for Closing Guantanamo Press Release
    more
  • Jul 8, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Guantanamo Detainees After Boumediene: Now What? Press Release
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  • Jun 26, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Commemorates International Day for the Victims of Torture Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Hastings Comments on U.S. Policy on Torture and Interrogation Press Release
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  • May 22, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Host Screening of the Academy Award-Winning Documentary Taxi to the Dark Side Press Release
    more
  • Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis Press Release
    more
  • Mar 12, 2008

    Hastings and Wexler Laud Passage of Holocaust Archives Legislation Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Cardin and Hastings Examine U.S. Policy on Torture Press Release
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Senator Cardin to Hold Field Hearing on Torture and other Forms of Banned Treatment Press Release
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Srebrenica: Twelve Years After the Genocide and the Signing of the Dayton Accords Article
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  • Oct 12, 2007

    Hastings: President’s Policy on Torture Undercuts America’s Credibility on Human Rights and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2007

    Guantánamo Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Article
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  • Jun 21, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin: Detainee Policies at Guantanamo a Stain on U.S. Record Press Release
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  • Jun 19, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Implications of Guantanamo for U.S. Human Rights Leadership Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    The Crying Sun Press Release
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  • Sep 15, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Mourns the Death of Journalist in Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation 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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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Sep 9, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests through the OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 8, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to Terrorist Massacre in Russia Press Release
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    U.S. Delegation Makes Major Contributions to OSCE PA Annual Session in Edinburgh Article
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    OSCE Materials Relating to Torture 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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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia 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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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting Article
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman 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 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 21, 2003

    Deplorable Human Rights Conditions Recalled at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Chechnya Article
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  • Nov 10, 2003

    CANCELLED Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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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 12, 2003

    Situation in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Sep 11, 2003

    CANCELLED: Hearing: Missing Persons in Southeast Europe, Part 2 Press Release
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Chairmen Observe International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Death by Torture in Uzbekistan Continues Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for “Accurate Assessment” of Chechnya Situation 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 5, 2002

    Report: Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment Article
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  • Oct 29, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith Suspicious of Charge Against Journalist in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on the Prevention of Torture at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2002

    Commission Leaders Introduce Anti-Torture Resolutions Press Release
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  • May 16, 2002

    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing 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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  • Jan 11, 2002

    Jailed Pastor Released in Turkmenistan, But Systematic Abuses Persist 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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  • Jul 17, 2001

    Commission Members Contribute to Successful Parliamentary Assembly Session Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2001

    Smith Hails Success at Parliamentary Assembly Press Release
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  • Jul 11, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Denounces Death of Uzbek Held in Police Custody Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioner Announces Anti-Torture Resolution on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture” Press Release
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  • Feb 7, 2001

    Smith Decries Turkmen Torture of Baptist Minister Atakov Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jun 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Panel Reports on Torture in Chechnya and Turkey Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Efforts Reflected in Istanbul Charter Press Release
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  • Mar 18, 1999

    “Stop the torture in Turkey—or move this year’s Summit,” says Commission Chairman Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
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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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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Nov 16, 2011

    Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Briefing
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    Briefing by Physicians for Human Rights on Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Briefing
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  • Jul 15, 2008

    Guantanamo Detainees after Boumediene: Now What? Hearing
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  • Dec 10, 2007

    Is It Torture Yet? Hearing
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  • Sep 15, 2004

    Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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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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  • Sep 16, 2003

    Hearing: Chechnya: Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Apr 24, 2003

    Briefing: The Critical Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Chechnya 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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  • May 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
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  • Jun 21, 2000

    Briefing: Torture in the OSCE Region (Focus on Turkey and Chechnya) Briefing
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  • May 25, 2000

    Hearing: Elections, Democratization, and Human Rights in Azerbaijan Hearing
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  • Mar 21, 2000

    Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2000

    Briefing: Chechen Parliamentarians Briefing
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  • Nov 3, 1999

    Hearing: Chechen Crisis and Its Implications for Russian Democracy Hearing
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Apr 6, 1999

    Hearing: Atrocities and the Humanitarian Crisis in Kosovo Hearing
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  • Mar 18, 1999

    Hearing: The Road to the OSCE Istanbul Summit and Human Rights in the Republic of Turkey Hearing
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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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  • Oct 28, 1997

    Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Briefing
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  • Apr 8, 1997

    Briefing: The Continued Use of Torture in Turkey Briefing
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  • Mar 1, 1996

    Hearing: The Chechen Conflict and Russian Democratic Development Hearing
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  • 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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  • Apr 4, 1995

    Hearing: Genocide in Bosnia Hearing
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  • Jul 1, 1994

    Briefing: Banned Turkish Parliamentarians Discuss State of Democracy in Turkey Briefing
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  • May 17, 1993

    Briefing: Situation of Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Turkey 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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  • Jul 18, 1990

    Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
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  • Sep 20, 1983

    Hearing: Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union Hearing
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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 15, 2010

    OSCE Parlimentary Assembly Session in Oslo Statement
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  • Jul 29, 2008

    Medical Evidence of Torture by U.S. Personnel Statement
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  • Apr 16, 2008

    Sodertalje, Sweden Accepts 5,000 Iraqi Refugees Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Oct 16, 2007

    Authorizing Interrogation Techniques Statement
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  • Oct 12, 2007

    Torture Policies Undercut U.S. Leadership on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    President Niyazov Intensifies Repression in Turkmenistan Statement
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  • Apr 28, 2005

    Introduction of Torture Victims Relief Act 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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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Torture Deaths in Uzbekistan Reveal Lack of Progress Statement
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  • May 19, 2003

    The Continuing Plight of Roma in Greece Statement
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  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
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  • Mar 25, 2003

    Belarus Democracy Act 2003 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2003

    Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Historic Rescue of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2002

    Prospects for Change in Turkey Statement
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  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
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  • Jun 26, 2002

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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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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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Torture and Police Abuse in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Mar 8, 2001

    Serbia-Otpor Organization Statement
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  • Nov 2, 2000

    Turkey and Possible Military Equipment Sales Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2000

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2000

    The Ordeal of Andrei Babitsky Statement
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  • Nov 5, 1999

    Torture in Turkey Statement
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • Apr 21, 1999

    Children's Day in Turkey Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Dec 4, 2007

    Srebrenica: Twelve Years After the Genocide and the Signing of the Dayton Accords Article
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  • Jul 20, 2007

    Guantánamo Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Article
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    U.S. Delegation Makes Major Contributions to OSCE PA Annual Session in Edinburgh Article
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  • Aug 6, 2004

    OSCE Materials Relating to Torture 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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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
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  • Apr 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting 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 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 21, 2003

    Deplorable Human Rights Conditions Recalled at Helsinki Commission Hearing on Chechnya Article
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  • Oct 28, 2003

    Democracy and Human Rights in Mediterranean Focus of Commission Briefing Article
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  • Aug 27, 2003

    U.S. Delegation Active in OSCE PA Rotterdam Annual Session Article
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • Nov 5, 2002

    Report: Human Rights and Inhuman Treatment Article
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  • May 16, 2002

    Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings 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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  • 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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Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) with European Parliamentarians at the Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference June 2, 2010, in Brussels.