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Human rights trends from Western Europe

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Network Assembly 2016 in Belgrade

Human rights defenders from Human Rights Houses in Eastern & Western Europe, the Caucasus and the Balkans will soon gather in the Serbian capital, at Human Rights House Belgrade, for the 2016 Assembly of Human Rights Houses. 18 Nov 2016 »

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Launch of monthly news from HRHF and the Human Rights Houses

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Human Rights House Foundation and the Human Rights Houses` monthly newsletter. Here you will get news and insight into human rights issues and situations, the projects and activities of Human Rights Houses, and portraits and interviews with human rights defenders. 18 Nov 2016 »

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“States should respect and protect lawyers who promote and defend human rights defenders”

The report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Judges and Lawyers will be presented to the UN General Assembly today, 21 October 2016. The report gives clear recommendations on the actions States and bar associations should take to ensure the independence of lawyers. 21 Oct 2016 »

Image: Remembering Anna Politkovskaya 10 years after her murder

Remembering Anna Politkovskaya 10 years after her murder

Prominent investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on 7 October 2006. 10 years after her killing, many human rights organisations mark the anniversary and remember her work, her character, and courage. 07 Oct 2016 »

Image: Polish women have gone on strike in protest of anti-abortion law
Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

Polish women have gone on strike in protest of anti-abortion law

On Monday 3 October, in many Polish cities, women and men protested against a draft law that would introduce a complete ban on abortion. Protesters, dressed in black, have united under the slogan “Black protest” and the hashtag #czarnyprotest (meaning black protest). Our colleagues at the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights(HFHR), based in Warsaw, reported on the situation. 03 Oct 2016 »

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