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Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Release of Khadija Ismayilova

Helsinki Commission to Examine Threat Posed by Nuclear Pollution in the Arctic

Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Referendum Creates Crisis of Legitimacy

Hearing Addresses Genocide, War Crimes Driving Refugee Crisis in OSCE

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

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

Chairman Smith Supports Genocide Victims in Syria and Iraq

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Baltic Security Focus of Upcoming Helsinki Commission Briefing

Chairman Smith Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Aid Holocaust Survivors

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

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

Human Rights, Military Security in Crimea under the Microscope at Upcoming Helsinki Commission Briefing

Smith: Azerbaijan Referendum Lacks Legitimacy

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

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

Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Back Convicted Criminals Abroad Passes Subcommittee

Smith: Offer Victims of Genocide in Iraq and Syria a Lifeline

Helsinki Commission to Preview Outcomes of July NATO Summit in Warsaw

Redesigned Helsinki Commission Website Launches Today

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

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

Helsinki Commission to Probe Crisis of Human Rights in Turkey

Chairman Smith Responds to Brussels Terror Attack

German Foreign Minister to Testify at Helsinki Commission Hearing

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

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

Smith Responds to the Release of Political Prisoners by Azerbaijan

Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Challenges to Moldovan Security, Including Russian Destabilization Efforts

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

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

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

Atrocities in Iraq, Syria Focus of Upcoming Helsinki Commission Hearing

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

Chairman Smith Holds Hearing on Terrorist Threats to European Jewish Communities

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