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The second international conference on the abolition of the death penalty was held in Minsk

The second international conference "Abolition of the death penalty and public opinion" opened on 13 December in Minsk. The conference is organized by the Council of Europe in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. 16 Dec 2016 »

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UN resolution on Crimea: Crimeans deserve better

The human rights situation in Crimea will now be examined by the international community gathered in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 15 Dec 2016 »

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Poland: Two small setbacks on the road to illiberal democracy

A single diversion from democratic principles does not necessarily make a Government authoritarian, but what about a year of continually undermining democratic principles? To understand events in Poland, one must not just judge individual incidents, as is often the case in human rights work, but instead at the way the different legislative changes come together and the picture this combination creates. 15 Dec 2016 »

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Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv

The House was bought in January 2014, in the middle of the Euromaidan protests and just ahead of restrictive laws being adopted on freedom of assembly and association. Still, amid this chaos, the founders established the House that year, and included organisations from across Ukraine. 15 Dec 2016 »

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10-year Anniversary of International Law in Advocacy (ILIA)

After ten years, the education in international human rights standards, the ILIA programme, boasts an alumni community of hundreds of experts, lawyers, and human rights defenders, who protect and advance human rights in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. 15 Dec 2016 »

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