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Image: Society encourages femicide, which permanently blames the woman in the facts of violence

Society encourages femicide, which permanently blames the woman in the facts of violence

In accordance to the survey report by the UN Population Fund, every 11th women is victim of domestic violence. According to the report of the Public Defender of Georgia, 21 women were killed in Georgia in 2013, 23 women were killed in 2014 and 28 facts of femicide and attempted femicide were observed in 2015. It is brief and alarming statistics provided by the civil society in Georgia. 28 Nov 2016 »

Image: Former Georgian PM slanders NGO sector as “dirty and polluted”    
Copyright: Michał Koziczyński - Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej

Former Georgian PM slanders NGO sector as “dirty and polluted”

HRHF denounces this smear against non-governmental organisations by the former Georgian Prime Minister and influential political figure Bidzina Ivanishvili, and calls on the Georgian authorities to reject this rhetoric by publicly expressing support for human rights organisations and human rights defenders. 23 Sep 2016 »

Image: Human Rights to the Regions – South Caucasus conference on human rights

Human Rights to the Regions – South Caucasus conference on human rights

Human Rights House Tbilisi presented the report of the two-year project in the Courtyard Marriot Hotel. The project “Human Rights to the Regions” was implemented with financial support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in three countries of the South Caucasus – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. 20 Jul 2016 »

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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: Khadija Ismayl and freedom of expression in Azerbaijan

Khadija Ismayl and freedom of expression in Azerbaijan

Today, Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayil turned 40. After 1, 5 years in prison, on May 25, the Baku Supreme Court released her. Nevertheless, the court released her on 3, 5 year probation with 2 year ban on professional activities. The international community claimed she was a political prisoner and criminal prosecution against her was connected with her journalistic activities. 27 May 2016 »

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