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Enhance the process to select new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

In a letter to the UN Secretary-General, a coalition of more than 70 civil society organisations has put forward proposals to revitalise and enhance the process to select the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. 26 Mar 2018 »

In solidarity with civil society in Hungary

More than 250 organisations, including HRHF, have issued a joint statement calling on the Hungarian parliament to reject proposed laws that would further restrict the ability of Hungarian civil society organisations to carry out their work. 19 Feb 2018 »

Non-governmental organisations request meeting with the chief prosecutor of Georgia

On January 12, 2018, the Belakani (Azerbaijan) District court found Afgan Mukhtarli guilty in the imposed charges and sentenced him to 6 years imprisonment. The court did not satisfy any solicitations of the defense side, which aimed to confirm innocence of Mukhtarli. The below signatory organizations believe that the Belakani District Court violated Afgan Mukhtarli’s right to fair trial, protected under the European Convention of Human Rights. 29 Jan 2018 »

Petition to the International Association of Prosecutors

In the run-up to the 22nd conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) in Beijing, global civil society urges the IAP to stand up for their professional standards and introduce a human rights policy. 05 Sep 2017 »

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Call for Polish President to veto acts undermining judicial power

In an open letter to the President, Andrzej Duda, 52 civil society organisations call on him to veto the acts undermining judicial power in Poland. 24 Jul 2017 »

Holding a meeting on human rights is not a terrorist conspiracy

The Civil Solidarity Platform has issued a statement in support of representatives of Turkish civil society organisations working on human rights, who have been arrested and are being investigated for membership of an armed organisation and for terrorist offences. Some 40 independent organisations, including HRHF, support the joint statement and call for the release of these human rights defenders. 10 Jul 2017 »

Interpol: Prevent misuse of alerts against Leyla and Arif Yunus

Some 25 human rights organisations call on Interpol to act with due diligence to prevent the misuse of Interpol alerts against Azerbaijani human rights defenders Leyla and Arif Yunus. 12 Jun 2017 »

Deep concern at abduction of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli in Tbilisi

In a letter to the Prime Minister and Parliament of Georgia, some 23 international human rights organisations express deep concern about the abduction of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli in Tbilisi, and his subsequent illegal deportation to Azerbaijan. 07 Jun 2017 »

Address by Human Rights House Tbilisi about alleged abduction of Azerbaijani journalist in Georgia

Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organisations call upon Georgian authorities to take all necessary steps to promptly and efficiently investigate the case of alleged abduction and forcible return to Azerbaijan of Azerbaijani journalist, Afgan Mukhtarli 05 Jun 2017 »

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