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Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Referendum Creates Crisis of Legitimacy

Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Release of Khadija Ismayilova

Hearing Addresses Genocide, War Crimes Driving Refugee Crisis in OSCE

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

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Chairman Smith Supports Genocide Victims in Syria and Iraq

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

Smith Bill Marking 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide Passes House

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

Chairman Smith Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Aid Holocaust Survivors

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

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

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

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

Chairman Smith Holds Hearing on Terrorist Threats to European Jewish Communities

Helsinki Commission Chair: Serbia Legislation an Historic Step

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

Redesigned Helsinki Commission Website Launches Today

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

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

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

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

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

Smith Responds to the Release of Political Prisoners by Azerbaijan

Chairman Smith Responds to Brussels Terror Attack

Helsinki Commission to Preview Outcomes of July NATO Summit in Warsaw

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

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

Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Back Convicted Criminals Abroad Passes Subcommittee

Smith: Azerbaijan Referendum Lacks Legitimacy

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

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

Atrocities in Iraq, Syria Focus of Upcoming Helsinki Commission Hearing

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

German Foreign Minister to Testify at Helsinki Commission Hearing