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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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ILIA Concluding Conference: the growing ILIA community and new prospects

On 26–28 February, participants, alumni, and experts from Human Rights House Network’s International Law in Advocacy (ILIA) program met in Vilnius, at the Constitutional Court, to mark a successful conclusion to the third cycle of the program, and to welcome a new cohort of dedicated and enthusiastic human rights lawyers into the ILIA community. 04 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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The EU and Azerbaijan: Another missed opportunity

On Monday 29 February, the EU’s High Representative Federica Mogherini arrived in Baku on her first ever visit to Azerbaijan, in the frame of her tour of Eastern Partnership countries that started at the end of last year. 02 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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