It is a long-term, significant human rights activities CHC, which are funded through the expensive and time-limited Projects. Because it is a systemic problems, can not be satisfactorily resolved in the short term, one-year funding. Often succeeds only to highlight these issues, outline their solutions to prepare amendments to legislation like. To successfully solve the problem CHC has sufficient financial and human resources, and therefore at the end of financial support from the state or foundation becomes a matter of called “sleeping” (completed) project and it depends on circumstances that will allow it to return to the issue.

Outline of existing human rights problems in the field of civil, political, social, rights to health care, the rights of different population groups (children, seniors, disabled, …) that would be appropriate or necessary to solve by the State directly or financial support non-profit organizations such like CHC, processed Annuall report on the human rights situation in the Czech republic. Success rate of solving human rights problems can be identified by comparing Reports from previous years.

News in projects and in activities

On June 21, 2016 was successfully held the second visit of children assisted in prison Velke Prilepy

CHC children and their escorts secured and paid for transportation from foster home to the prison, while a representative of CHC Lucie Rybová children escorted to the prison, where they assisted during the visit. Visits Prison Prilep participated in four children aged 2 to 13 years and two convicts mother. Thank guards’ prison for the kind assistance to children and staff when entering the prison and the prison management for … Continue reading

The Czech Helsinki Committee Assisted visits of children with parent in prison reflected by ERASMUS interns

The Czech Helsinki Committee (CHC) is a nongovernmental organization which main purpose is to monitor and to protect human rights, with a particular attention for vulnerable groups (children, elderly, minorities etc.). CHC is also working with children with prison and this issue is promoting as a member of the Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) network. On 10 of May 2016, CHC organized the 2016’s second assisted visit for 15 … Continue reading

CHC representatives attended a joint meeting of representatives of NGOs in Svetla nad Sazavou

On 31 May 2016, the Director of CHC Lucie Rybová attended a joint meeting of representatives of NGOs cooperating with the staff and with the leadership of the prison in Svetla nad Sazavou. The aim of the meeting was to enhance mutual cooperation and discussion on the possibilities of developing cooperation, including new projects. At the end of the meeting of the prison staff prepared for visitors to the exhibition’s … Continue reading

On 10. 5. 2016 CHC organized a second-assisted visits of children to meet their mother in the prison Světlá nad Sázavou

This year, for the second time, children that are now placed in orphanages or in foster families had an opportunity to meet with their mothers in prison in Světlá nad Sázavou. Three new mothers and four children participated in the current meeting. In this occasion the CHC staff managed contact of total 14 children from different parts of the Czech Republic in the age 4-16 years. The assisted visit lasted three … Continue reading