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Appeal for release of Crimean human rights lawyer

The persecution of Crimean Tatars and human rights defenders has been expanding to arrests of the human rights lawyers that defend their rights. Crimean Tatar lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his client Crimean Tatar activist Seyran Saliev, now released, were arrested and detained for 10 days and 12 days respectively. 27 Jan 2017 »

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UN resolution on Crimea: Crimeans deserve better

The human rights situation in Crimea will now be examined by the international community gathered in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 15 Dec 2016 »

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International attention on Crimea human rights must lead to action

HRHF is appalled by the human rights situation in Crimea, and by the constant harassment and persecution of journalists and human rights defenders. Crimea is currently on the agenda at the UN Human Rights Council and the General Assembly. This attention is welcome, but it must translate into action. 13 Dec 2016 »

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How can we resist illiberal democracy and populism?

On day two of the #HRHN2016 Assembly, the Human Rights Houses, joined by external experts, discussed the growing trend toward illiberal democracy, autocracy, and populism, and proposed solutions for how civil society can resist this trend. 24 Nov 2016 »

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Crimea: Distressing Human Rights Situation Needs International Attention

Three Ukrainian human rights NGOs and the Human Rights House Foundation call on the UN General Assembly to address the human rights situation in Crimea, which has seriously deteriorated since Russia annexed the peninsula in March 2014. 01 Nov 2016 »

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