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26 news items on Human rights
Hülya Gülbahar receives Human Rights Tulip
The 2023 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to Hülya Gülbahar, a feminist attorney from Türkiye and founder of the Equality ...
Human Rights Tulip 2023: top three candidates
Ten candidates were shortlisted for this year’s Human Rights Tulip, a prize awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs each year ...
Highlights of a year of feminist foreign policy
The Netherlands seeks to reduce inequality, and it is committed to promoting the equality of men, women and LGBTIQ+ people all ...
European Union (EU) imposes further sanctions on Syrian regime
On 24 April 2023 the European Union (EU), at the initiative of the Netherlands and other member states, adopted additional ...
War in Ukraine: the Netherlands working to stop war crimes and fight impunity
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is destroying the lives of millions of Ukrainians and severely impacting stability around the ...
Rape and sexual violence to be punished with sanctions
On the eve of International Women’s Day, the European Union (EU) is imposing sanctions against persons and entities guilty of ...
Iran: questions and answers about the situation and sanctions
Since 16 September 2022 there have been widespread protests in Iran and the Iranian authorities have used force against peaceful ...
Viasna Human Rights Center wins Human Rights Tulip 2022
The Human Rights Tulip for 2022 is awarded to the Viasna Human Rights Center in Belarus. Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke ...
Human Rights Tulip 2022: top three candidates
There are three candidates left in the running for the Human Rights Tulip 2022, the prize awarded by the Ministry of Foreign ...
Feminist foreign policy explained
The Netherlands is keen to reduce inequality and to achieve gender and LBGTIQ+ equality all over the world, so the Ministry of ...