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About Harry Hummel

Harry Hummel has been active in a range of positions in different human rights NGOs since 1972. He currently serves as Associate Policy Director of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee. One of the priority policy aims of the NHC is to promote the mainstreaming of human rights in international relations, including in economic, cultural and professional contacts. This includes work regarding professional bodies of the judiciary, about which we set up www.defendersorviolators.info

Articles by Harry Hummel

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Rule of law contacts with Azerbaijan must raise human rights abuse

The authoritarian regime of Azerbaijan remains a member of many international bodies, but this is often not a sufficient point of leverage. The country’s public prosecutors are a case in point.

Prosecutors: human rights defenders or violators?

A call for the International Association of Prosecutors Annual Conference in Beijing to make explicit efforts to promote adherence to their own standards.

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