Human Rights House Foundation

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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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HRH Baku

Calling for rights in Azerbaijan, as European Games begin

Calls for the release of jailed Azerbaijani human rights defenders echoed through Europe on the opening day of the European Olympic Games. 12 Jun 2015 »

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Protect, empower and support women human rights defenders

Women human rights defenders challenge gender inequality and stereotypes, advance sexual and reproductive rights, and promote women’s empowerment and participation in society. They often challenge religious and cultural norms and patriarchal attitudes that subordinate, stigmatize or restrict women. 08 Mar 2015 »

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Balkan regional network

10 December 1948 Universal Declaration on Human Rights was signed. Two years after, General Assembly of the UN has proclaimed 10th December as the International Human Rights Day. 11 Dec 2014 »

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Belarusian HRH

UN Human Rights Committee recognizes that Belarus violated the rights of Ales Bialiatski

On 24 October 2014 the UN Human Rights Committee took a historic decision on the case of of Ales Bialiatski, President of Human Rights Centre “Viasna” and FIDH Vice President, officially recognizing that the Republic of Belarus violated his right to liberty and security, the right to justice and a fair trial ad the freedom of association of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). 25 Nov 2014 »

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HRH Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina: chance to take steps to improve its human rights record

Bosnia and Herzegovina is now at the centre of the attention, following its elections on 12 October, the preparation of its review at the United Nations Human Rights Council, and the publication of the European Union progress report. It has a chance to take concrete steps to improve its human rights record. Little hope comes from the elections however on such steps. 14 Oct 2014 »

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