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Letters of Concern

Youth activists targeted as freedom of expression clampdown continues

Member organisations of the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan condemn the recent wave of arrests of youth activists and bloggers in connection with planned pro-democracy protests in the country, and call for their immediate release. Reports of restrictions on freedom of expression and pressure by the Azerbaijani authorities have escalated in recent weeks, as calls for pro-democracy protests – inspired by the events in the Middle East and North Africa – have gained momentum in the country. 10 Mar 2011 »

HRHN condemns the killing of David Kato calls for protection of all human rights defenders in Uganda

Over 40 members and partners of the Human Rights House Network sent a letter of concern to the authorities of the Republic of Uganda today, calling for an immediate investigation into the murder of David Kato and for effective protection of all human rights defenders in the Republic of Uganda. 01 Feb 2011 »

Image: Stop Intimidation of IDPs! Statement of the Human Rights Center

Stop Intimidation of IDPs! Statement of the Human Rights Center

The Human Rights Center condemns the forced eviction of the IDPs from the TSU students’ dormitory in Bagebi settlement, from the former building of the Custom’s Department in Orkhevi settlement, from the Kipshidze Street # 34, from the former building of execution bureau in Vazha-Pshavela Avenue 3rd MD and from other buildings of IDP settlement in Tbilisi on January 20 and 21. 24 Jan 2011 »

Concern with detention and prosecution of Ms Nizovkina and Ms Stetsura

Participants and partner organisations of the Human Rights House Network project "Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers" are concerned about the recent detention and criminal prosecution of lawyer and journalist Nadezhda Nizovkina and lawyer Tatiana Stetsura. 17 Jan 2011 »

Ongoing human rights violations in the aftermath of the elections in December 2010

The Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) sent today updated information to the Special Rapporteurs on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders and on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression about the human rights violations that continue in the Republic of Belarus. 13 Jan 2011 »

Image: OMON Independence Square Minsk 19 December 
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Заклік да спынення гвалту і вызвалення мірных дэманстрантаў

У звароце на імя прэзідэнта Беларусі арганізацыі Сеткі Дамоў правоў чалавека асудзілі разгон дэманстрантаў, арышты і збіцці журналістаў, праваабаронцаў і апазіцыйных кандыдатаў, што адбыліся пасля прэзідэнцкіх выбараў. 22 Dec 2010 »

Election aftermath: Call to stop violence and release the detained

Over 50 partners of the Human Rights House Network sent a letter of concern to the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko today, condemning the crackdown on demonstrators, arrests and beatings of journalists, human rights defenders and opposition candidates, which happened in the aftermath of the Presidential elections on 19 December 2010 in the Republic of Belarus. 20 Dec 2010 »

Concerning the political prisoner Nikol Pashinyan

48 members of the Human Rights House Network and of the South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders have issued a statement in which they express deep concern about the recent attacks on the Armenian political prisoner Nikol Pashinyan and call upon the authorities of the Republic of Armenia to immediately release him. 15 Dec 2010 »

Online petition calling for respect of human rights

On the International Human Rights Day, 10 December, 12 international civic and human rights organisations start a joint online petition at www.belarus-petition.org. The human rights defenders urge the acting President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and the 19 December 2010 newly elected President to respect and guarantee human rights in the Republic of Belarus. 10 Dec 2010 »

Parliamentary elections cannot be considered free and fair

Mobile election monitoring group in the Republic of Azerbaijan, consisting of members of the Human Rights House Network, regrets the fact that the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Azerbaijan cannot be considered free and fair because of the widespread irregularities and fraudulent practices. 08 Nov 2010 »

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