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Parliamentary Diplomacy

U.S. Helsinki Commission to Examine Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Release of Khadija Ismayilova

U.S. Delegation to OSCE PA Drives International Action against Human Trafficking, Discrimination, and Anti-Semitism

Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Best Practices for Rescuing Trafficking Victims

Helsinki Commission Co-Chair Welcomes NATO’s Invitation to Montenegro

Our Impact by Country

Smith Bill Marking 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide Passes House

Helsinki Commission to Probe Threats to Religious Freedom and Rule of Law in Europe and Eurasia

Chairman Smith Leads International Legislators against Human Trafficking, Child Sex Tourism

Helsinki Commission Hearing to Scrutinize Azerbaijan’s Persecution of RFE/RL Reporter Khadija Ismayilova

Helsinki Commission Chair, Co-Chair Welcome Savchenko Release; Urge Russia To Comply With Minsk Agreements

On World Press Freedom Day, Helsinki Commission Chair Urges Azerbaijan: Free Khadija!

Attacks on Press Freedom in Azerbaijan Investigated at Congressional Hearing

Chairman Smith Underscores Plight of Political Prisoners in OSCE Region on International Human Rights Day

Helsinki Commission Co-Chair Urges Secretary Kerry to Address Corruption in Bosnia

Helsinki Commission Chair: Serbia Legislation an Historic Step

Helsinki Commission Briefing to Probe Human Rights Violations in Occupied Crimea

Helsinki Commission Chair Welcomes Release of Leyla Yunus as “First Step”

Chairman Smith Responds to Brussels Terror Attack

Helsinki Commission Co-Chair Responds to ICTY's Verdict on Bosnian Serb Leader

Helsinki Commission Chair, Co-Chair Mourn Passing of Former Senator and Commissioner George Voinovich

Chairman Smith Responds to ICTY's Verdict on Bosnian Serb Leader

Chairman Smith Sends Strong Message of Support to Poland Ahead of NATO Summit in Warsaw

Helsinki Commission to Preview Outcomes of July NATO Summit in Warsaw

'Don't let Azerbaijan use political prisoners as props'

Helsinki Commission Chair Acts to End Human Rights Violations in Azerbaijan

Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on the Prevention of Violent Anti-Semitic Attacks in Europe

Redesigned Helsinki Commission Website Launches Today

Chairman Smith Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Aid Holocaust Survivors

Chairman Smith Holds Hearing on Terrorist Threats to European Jewish Communities

Smith Responds to the Release of Political Prisoners by Azerbaijan

Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced: "Protection of Human Rights Advocates in Northern Ireland"

Helsinki Commission Co-Chair Re-Elected as Head of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly First Committee

Chairman Smith Champions Improved Security for European Jewish Communities at Annual Meeting of OSCE Parliamentarians

Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Internet Freedom in the Age of Dictators and Terrorists

German Foreign Minister to Testify at Helsinki Commission Hearing