Helsinki Committee for Human Rights
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The Helsinki Committees for Human Rights exist in many European countries (the OSCE region) as volunteer, non-profit organizations devoted to human rights and presumably named after the Helsinki Accords. Formerly organized into the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) based in Vienna.
In 1982, representatives of several of these committees held an International Citizens Helsinki Watch Conference and founded the IHF.
In 1992, a British Helsinki Human Rights Group was established in the UK, but this group has always been completely independent of the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights. The UK's official representative in the IHF is the British Helsinki Subcommittee of the Parliamentary Human Rights Group, established in 1976.
- Albania: Albanian Helsinki Committee
- Belarus: Belarus Helsinki Committee
- Bulgaria: Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
- Croatia: Croatian Helsinki Committee
- Czech Republic: Czech Helsinki Committee
- Hungary: Hungarian Helsinki Committee
- Lithuania: Lithuanian Helsinki Group
- Norway: Norwegian Helsinki Committee
- The Netherlands: Netherlands Helsinki Committee
- Romania: Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Romania the Helsinki Committee
- Russia: Moscow Helsinki Group
- Serbia: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia
- Slovakia: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Slovakia
- Spain: Helsinki España - Human Dimension
- Sweden: Civil Rights Defenders (formerly the Swedish Helsinki Committee)
- Switzerland: Swiss Helsinki Committee for democracy, Rule of law and Human Rights
- Turkey: Helsinki Citizens' Assembly
- Ukraine: Ukrainian Helsinki Group
- Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia
- Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
- Czech Helsinki Committee
- Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia
- International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights - close down notice
- "Human rights movement active despite fraud scandal, former director says"
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