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Croatia – Human Rights House in Zagreb

At the end of 2008 the City of Zagreb donated a building for the Human Rights House in Zagreb. On the last days of the year the House was registered. After the reconstruction of the building, the organisations are expected to move to the new premises in July 2009.

Human rights trends

Image: Saša Leković

Press release: Attack on President of the Croatian Journalists Association Is Not an Isolated Case

Human Rights House Zagreb issued the following press release condemning the recent attack on journalist and president of the Croatian Journalists' Association (HND), Saša Leković. This follows more than 75 attacks on media in Croatia since 2015. 28 Oct 2016 »

Image: Croatia: “Enough with the Hatred” 
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Croatia: “Enough with the Hatred”

Human Rights House Zagreb and Gong held a public discussion on hate speech, and launched initiatives to combat hate speech and other speech that is unacceptable in the public space in a democratic society. 03 Oct 2016 »

Image: Platform 112 pre-election debate September 2016

Putting democracy and human rights back on the political agenda

Ahead of parliamentary elections in Croatia on 11 September, the Platform 112 coalition of more than 70 civil society organisations, together with the Croatian Journalist Association, held a pre-election debate with political candidates. The debate focused on human rights, civil society, democracy, peace-building, access to justice, and equality. 10 Sep 2016 »

Image: Open debate with UN Secretary General Candidates

Open debate with UN Secretary General Candidates

On the 12 of July at the UN, high-level representatives from States, civil society and the private sector discussed the human rights situation in the world. There was also a first televised live debate with the candidates for Secretary General at the United Nations, which was open for questions from the public. 12 Jul 2016 »

Image: Updated: UN adopts resolution supporting human rights defenders

Updated: UN adopts resolution supporting human rights defenders

HRHN welcomes the UN General Assembly's adoption of the resolution. This will protect, empower, and support human rights defenders, and address the increasingly threatening climate in which they work. 25 Nov 2015 »

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