Poland – The House of the Helsinki Foundation For Human Rights
Located in Warsaw, the House of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights was established in 1993. Five human rights organisations are located in the same building.
Human rights trends
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 »
Civil society and national and international bodies have expressed concern at recent reforms in Poland and their impact on the rule of law. These reforms include changes to the functioning of the Constitutional Court, a law granting government control over TV and radio, a law granting additional powers of surveillance, and the merging of the functions of the Justice Minister and the formerly independent Prosecutor General. 29 Jun 2016 »
HRHN strongly supports Civic Solidarity Platform opposition to recent developments affecting human rights protection and the state of democracy in Poland. 12 Jan 2016 »
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 »
- Association of the Young Journalists "POLIS"
- Helsinki Committee in Poland
- Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR)
- The Association Initiative 33
- Viridarium - Polish Students Group against anti-semitism and xenophobia
Poland - Warsaw
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