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Sport for Rights - Renewed Human Rights Crackdown Ahead of Referendum

18 August 2016. Less than six weeks ahead of a constitutional referendum, the Azerbaijani authorities have unleashed a new wave of repression to silence critical voices. The undersigned members of the Sport for Rights coalition condemn this renewed crackdown, and call on the Azerbaijani authorities to take immediate steps to improve the human rights situation in the country, starting with the release of political prisoners. 18 Aug 2016 »

Armenia must stop the disproportionate use of force against protestors

The Human Rights House Network (HRHN) is deeply concerned about the disproportionate use of force against peaceful protestors in Armenia, in connection with “Erebuni” protests that began on 17 July. 04 Aug 2016 »

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HRH Yerevan condemns police activities against peaceful civilians

Members of Human Rights House Yerevan have issued a joint statement condemning police activities against peaceful citizens, and calling on the police and security services, as well as other stakeholders, to act to ensure the rights and freedoms of citizens are respected and protected. 20 Jul 2016 »

More than 200 NGOs call for supporting resolution on Civil Society Space

244 civil society organisations, including HRHF, signed a letter calling for the members of the UN Human Rights Council to reject 15 amendments presented by the Russian Federation to a resolution on Civil Society Space. The letter can be read below. 05 Jul 2016 »

Civic Solidarity Platform: Concern about the arrests in Turkey

Member organisations of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, express their grave concern about the arrest on 20 June 2016 of three human rights defenders in connection with their participation in the campaign to counter suppression of the Özgür Gündem journal. 21 Jun 2016 »

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Statement of the Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) about May 17 Developments

The Human Rights House Tbilisi responds to the developments that took place in Tbilisi on May 17, 2016 and expresses concern about the detention of civil activists. 23 May 2016 »

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Armenia must support and protect human rights defenders

Armenian NGO PINK is being threatened and intimidated for its work on LGBT issues by sections of the public and by some political figures in Armenia. The Armenian authorities must stop this intimidation and hold those responsible to account. Human Rights House Network calls on the authorities to end their silence and inaction, and meet their obligations to protect, empower, and support human rights defenders. 19 Nov 2015 »

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Belarusian authorities must stop persecution of human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka

60 independent human rights organisations in the Human Rights House Network call upon Belarusian authorities to stop the prosecution of the human rights defender Leanid Sudalenka, and to investigate the threats made against him and his family. 21 Apr 2015 »

Human Rights House Tbilisi statement

Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations condemn screening the photo-video footage of violence to the underage children. It is absolutely inadmissible to show the photo and video footage of the prison scenes on torture and other cruelties to the adults of the age from 12 to 18. If their participation is confirmed in the event, it can be qualified as violence against children. In addition to that, the fact of showing such violent footage can traumatize under age children and also, there is a risk of simulation of the violent act by them. The state shall take measures to protect children from the information that harms their well-being (which is guaranteed by the Article 17 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child). 18 Mar 2015 »

Image: Urgent Appeal of the Human Rights House Tbilisi and is Member Organizations Regarding the chase and

Urgent Appeal of the Human Rights House Tbilisi and is Member Organizations Regarding the chase and

On August 12, Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) and its member organizations held a joint press conference regarding the mass arrests of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan. 12 Aug 2014 »

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