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Human rights trends from Western Europe

Image: Lela Tsiskarishvili, Executive Director, Georgian Centre for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT). June 2014, in front of Gldani Prison, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Photographer: Daro Sulakauri. 
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Celebrating Women Human Rights Defenders

On International Women’s Day, HRHN celebrates the achievements of women human rights defenders, and reflects on the heightened risks women face in defending human rights. 08 Mar 2016 »

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Human Rights Council 31: Statement on Human Rights Defenders

The Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on good practices on the protection of human rights defenders and his consultative work with civil society organisations.The protection of human rights defenders is an essential part of the obligations that international human rights law imposes on States. 04 Mar 2016 »

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Human Rights Council 31: Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Covenants

Human Rights House Network delivered a statement to a panel discussion at the Human Rights Council. This Panel discussion was sponsored by the Russian Federation with the participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. 01 Mar 2016 »

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ILIA conference: Expert discussion on international human rights law

27-28 February, International experts joined ILIA program lawyers from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine to discuss the application of UN and Council of Europe human rights mechanisms. 25 Feb 2016 »

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Council of Europe institutions visit Poland

The Venice Commission and the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe are in Poland this week to meet with officials and NGOs regarding the constitutional crisis. 10 Feb 2016 »

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