International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights
Vienna, 1 June 2000 - The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) published today the 488-page report Human Rights in the OSCE Region: the Balkans, the Caucasus, Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2000. The report was discussed in a special presentation to delegations of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
The report covers the main human rights violations in 44 countries during 1999 and is based mainly on research by the national Helsinki committees of the IHF and its secretariat. To mark the year 2000 and the 25th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act, the report also includes essays on the history of the Helsinki process and the Helsinki human rights movement.
Copies of the IHF report Human Rights in the OSCE Region: the Balkans, the Caucasus, Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2000 are available at the IHF Secretariat,
tel. +43-1-408 88 22
fax +43-1-408 88 22-50
and accessible at www.ihf-hr.org
Last updated: June 2000