TO: Delegations to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Report from Fact-Finding Mission to the Russian Federation (Moscow and the Republic of Ingushetia) 27 September to 7 October 2001
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee
Address of Moscow Helsinki Group to the Members States of the OSCE
Vienna, 23 September 2001. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) insists that member States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) observe their commitments to protect human rights and the standards of international humanitarian law in their efforts to combat terrorism, which has been announced as a "top priority" of the organization. Suspects must be brought to justice through legal means, and collective punishment must be avoided if human rights and security are to be protected.
More follow-up needed if process is to retain integrity
22 - 27 April 2001 and 19 - 23 May 2001
Participants: Bjørn Engesland, Anne Marit Austbø, Sylo Taraku (Norwegian Helsinki Committee) Mirjana Najcevska (Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia) Ksenia Lazovic (The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia) Joachim Frank (IHF Secretariat)
Vienna, 25 May 2001. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) today published its report . The 428-page report covers main human rights concerns in the member states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in the calendar year 2000.
Vienna, Sarajevo, 10 May 2001. The IHF undertook a fact-finding mission to eastern Bosnia about the state of return of refugees and displaced persons. This mission was undertaken on 9-11 April 2001 to the municipalities of Gorazde (BiH Federation) and Foca (Republika Srpska).
IHF Fact-finding Mission Found Large-Scale Arbitrary Arrests and a Huge and Increasing Potential for Conflict
This report for the year 2000 examines OSCE
Governments' compliance with their OSCE and other international human
rights commitments, and documents human dimension issues in those countries.
The report is based on the results of investigations carried out by the national Helsinki Committees, other cooperating human rights NGOs and the IHF Secretariat.
Report 1, 2001 (April)
UN Commission for Human Rights, 57th Session, Item 14, Specific Groups and Individuals, (b) Minorities
Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Joint Statement of the Croatian Helsinki Committee and the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina on unlawful and unconstitutional activities of HDZ and the Position of Croats in BiH,
Answers by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia
Process Should Neither Be Opposed Nor Obstructed by the International Community