“For Fundamental Rights” Former Soviet Union Human Rights Defenders Formed a Coalition

humanrights1Recently a meeting of human rights protection organizations’ representatives from former Soviet Union 12 different states took place, where a decision was made on the creation of Eurasian civil rights Coalition.This information was given by Helsinki Association Chairman Mikael Danielyan during the interview with Epress.am and the organization headed by M. Danielyan will represent Armenia in the Coalition.    
“In the Coalition particularly are involved Moscow Helsinki Group, Human Rights Center of Azerbaijan, Belarus Helsinki Committee, and human rights protection organization from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kirgizstan. The Coalition is also open for other countries. We are informed that human rights protection organization of Afghanistan already wants to join us,” – Mikael Danielyan told. 
The main objective of the newly established Coalition is to fight for fundamental human rights.  
Arrangements has already been reached and probably the organization will start operating from July.


Information source and photo from Epress.am

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