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Minister shocked by murder of activist David Kato

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal was shocked by the murder of Ugandan human rights activist David Kato and wants to see ...

News item | 27-01-2011 | 00:00

Human rights ambassador presents PEN award to Russian filmmaker and journalist

On Thursday 20 January, Dutch human rights ambassador Lionel Veer presented Russian filmmaker and journalist Andrei Nekrasov with ...

News item | 20-01-2011 | 00:00

Rosenthal demands swift clarification regarding Zahra Bahrami

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal has asked the Iranian ambassador for an immediate clarification regarding the status of ...

News item | 05-01-2011 | 00:00

Dokovska voted Bulgaria’s Human of the Year 2010

Chair of the Bulgarian Supreme Bar Council Daniela Dokovska has received the Human of the Year Award 2010 at the annual ceremony ...

News item | 14-12-2010 | 00:00

Bertha Oliva awarded Human Rights Tulip

On presenting the 2010 Human Rights Tulip to Bertha Oliva de Nativí of Honduras, Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal said, ...

News item | 10-12-2010 | 00:00

Dutchman abducted in Afghanistan released

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal announced today that the Dutch aid worker and Afghan driver who were abducted in ...

News item | 02-12-2010 | 00:00

Hivos award goes to Iranian filmmakers’ collective

In Amsterdam yesterday, human rights ambassador Lionel Veer awarded the Hivos Cinema Unlimited Award to Silent Collective, a ...

News item | 26-11-2010 | 00:00

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On this day people all over the world reflect on the fact that violence against women remains a problem and in some regions is ...

News item | 25-11-2010 | 00:00

Human Rights Defenders Tulip for Honduran Bertha Oliva

The Dutch government has awarded the 2010 Human Rights Defenders Tulip to Bertha Oliva de Nativi from Honduras, in recognition of ...

News item | 19-11-2010 | 00:00

Uri Rosenthal meets Nick Clegg

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal had talks in The Hague today with the British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

News item | 15-11-2010 | 00:00