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Justice and Peace joins coalition to stop controversial European copyright bill

Copyright laws are supposed to protect authors and creators. But taken to an extreme, they can stifle innovation, access and creativity. The latter, is the direction that a new bill put before European lawmakers seems to be heading to.

Maastricht locals start petition for Afghan teenager and family facing deportation

The local Maastricht community has started a petition to stop the Dutch government from sending back Afghan teenager Haroon and his family.

Deventer becomes 11th Dutch Shelter City

From 2018 onwards, the city in collaboration with local organizations will provide one human rights defender at risk a temporary shelter for a period of three months.


18 December 2017

Launch of Publication “A Welcoming Europe”

On International Migrants Day, Justice and Peace Netherlands will be launching its joint publication “A...

Human rights defenders & security

Shelter City Initiative

Shelter City is a national initiative of Justice and Peace in collaboration with Dutch cities, focusing...

The Hague Training Course

The ‘The Hague Training Course’ (THTC) is a project that arises from the Shelter City Initiative. The...


Welkom Nederland

As part of Welkom Nederland, Justice and Peace works on highlighting the many positive reactions and...

People-Oriented Dutch policy

European policy with a human rights perspective

The protection, care and support of asylum seekers, refugees and irregular migrants is a challenge across...


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