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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2015

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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A demand for justice and the end to impunity

The Human Rights House Network marks November 2nd, the International Day to End Impunity, by demanding justice for all journalists who have been killed because of their work, and calling for the removal of impunity to create safer environments for journalists to operate in. 02 Nov 2015 »

Image: Report Human Rights Lawyers at Risk: Making the Case for Protection of Legal Professionals in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.  
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Launch: Human Rights Lawyers at Risk

Warsaw, 23 September 2015 – Human Rights House Network has highlighted the growing intimidation and persecution of human rights lawyers, and made the case for strengthening the protection they receive, in its report Human Rights Lawyers at Risk: Making the Case for Protection of Legal Professionals in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. 23 Sep 2015 »

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International Democracy Day: We call for more space for civil society

Civil society has less and less space to breathe or even exist in many countries, let alone participate in public life. Authorities are using restrictions as a pretext to prosecute and imprison human rights defenders, criminalising the right to be a human rights defender, and the right to assemble and associate. 15 Sep 2015 »

Image: Belarus 2008 
Copyright: Uladz Hrydzin

Way forward for human rights defenders

Criminalisation and repression of human rights defenders is not the right way forward for Europe. Watch the video of the panel debate here! 09 Sep 2015 »

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