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Security and Human Rights Monitor The Security and Human Rights Monitor (SHR Monitor) is a multifaceted platform that provides analysis on the work of the OSCE, as well as on security and human rights challenges stemming from the OSCE region and beyond.
20 April 2013
Russia’s crackdown on NGOs undermines civil rights and reinforces the East-West divide in the OSCE
Opinion
Open source intelligence and privacy dilemmas: Is it time to reassess state accountability?
European ‘smart’ surveillance: What’s at stake for data protection, privacy and non-discrimination?
Transdniestrian Settlement Process: Is the window of opportunity beginning to close?
Looking Ahead to 2014: The OSCE’s Role in Central Asia and with regard to Afghanistan
Conventional arms control in Europe: What are the stakes and how can the OSCE help?
Armenian presidential elections expose rift between OSCE ODIHR and OSCE PA
Russian parliament backs ban on “homosexual propaganda” in its first reading
Time for the US to Re-think rather than Reset its Relationship with Russia
Opportunities and challenges lie ahead as Ukraine takes helm of the OSCE
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly takes unilateral decision to withdraw from the 1997 Cooperation Agreement with ODIHR: A blow to OSCE election observation?
The OSCE and the Arab Spring: Two years after
The OSCE and the Middle East and North African region: Not so fast?

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