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Human rights trends from Caucasus and Eastern Europe

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Human rights voted down in EP-Azerbaijan dialogue

Attempts at raising human rights issues were voted down at the official dialogue between the European Parliament (EP) and Azerbaijani parliamentarians – at their second meeting after years of strained relations. 04 May 2017 »

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Free Media Award: Crimea and Azerbaijan focus among Fritt Ord winners

Independent media outlet Meydan TV and journalist Anton Naumlyuk won the Fritt Ord Foundation’s Free Media Awards for their contribution to independent information and efforts to shed light on human rights violations in Azerbaijan and Crimea. 03 May 2017 »

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Responding to annexation of Crimea with human rights

After threats by Russian special forces, Olga Skrypnyk had to flee from Crimea to mainland Ukraine. Rebuilding her life in Kyiv she is even more focused on human rights, but the annexation of Crimea has changed the direction of her work. 27 Apr 2017 »

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Belarusian defender fined, following arrest while monitoring protests

Tatsiana Reviaka, President of the Belarusian Human Rights House, has been fined 460 roubles (EUR 230), the average monthly salary in Belarus, on charges of “disorderly conduct” and “disobedience to the lawful order of the police.” 27 Apr 2017 »

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The Security Council’s Weakest Link

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) recently convened a thematic meeting focused solely on human rights – for the first time. This first attempt needs to herald a new era for human rights dialogue at the UN’s top body, in which civil society must push for and be granted a role as a partner. 27 Apr 2017 »

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