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 29. 3. 2016 CHC secured first group assisted visits by children for mothers in Svetla nad Sazavou

A team of staff and volunteers, including the director of the Czech Helsinki Committee Lucie RYBOVÁ yesterday came with a children placed temporarily in foster care in Svetla nad Sazavou to ensure personal contact with the mothers of children who are now in prison. Wishful and joyous reunion after months of separation was attended by a total of 13 children and five mothers. The youngest child was last September two … Continue reading

The project on raising the legal awareness of Roma has a new website

Our project aims is producing a kit composed of a reference book, a trainer’s guide and educational video clips. This reference book is addressed to Roma communities including a diversity of profiles (settled, travelling, migrant). It will be completed by a trainer’s guide addressed more specifically to trainers and volunteers working with Roma communities to help them to convey the information of the reference book and improve their interventions. More info … Continue reading

Czech Helsinki Committee is engaged in awareness campaigns to promote the rights of children, entitled “It was not my crime”

[singlepic id=106 w=300 h=80 float=left] Czech Helsinki Committee is engaged in awareness campaigns to promote the rights of children who have parents in prison called “Not my crime,” organized Childrens Prisoners of Europe. More information about the campaign can be found at: … Continue reading

In June there was the fourth-assisted visit children’s homes for mothers serving a sentence in a prison in Svetla nad Sazavou

Czech Helsinki Committee held on 23 June for a fourth-assisted visiting children from orphanages who have mothers in prison. Visits were attended by a total of 8 children from Klokánek in Žatec, from children’s home Budkov, the Children’s Home Boskovice and the Educational Institute Place. Children arrived accompanied by their governesses and child behavioral. The youngest child was four years old, the oldest child participant 15 years. Children and mothers … Continue reading