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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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UN strengthens framework protecting lawyers

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has passed an important resolution on the independence of lawyers, incorporating robust language against reprisals, and strengthening the implementation of guarantees and immunities. 23 Jun 2017 »

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Need to support civil society

“Imagine a world without civil society; it is bleak,” said Human Rights House Foundation in a statement at the UN Human Rights Council, as it alerted the Council about State policies which aim to limit and silence their own civil societies. 08 Jun 2017 »

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FOAA Online: Easily accessible legal arguments on assembly and association rights

FOAA Online! is a web-based collection of easily accessible legal arguments for lawyers, activists and judges involved in freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association (FOAA) cases. 31 May 2017 »

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EU Parliament condemns crackdown in Belarus

“Through this clear and principled resolution, the European Parliament shows that the recent crackdown on peaceful protestors will not go without consequences. It is a clear warning toward the Belarusian authorities to end the harassment of independent media, political opposition, and human rights defenders.” 11 Apr 2017 »

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UN review of Serbia raises human rights concerns

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has raised concerns and issued recommendations to the Serbian authorities. These relate to discrimination, torture and ill-treatment, refugees and asylum seekers, administration of justice, and freedom of expression. 29 Mar 2017 »

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