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Image: Azerbaijan: Crushing all independent media

Azerbaijan: Crushing all independent media

Azerbaijan has taken another step in its crackdown on independent media, launching a criminal case against media outlet the Turan Information Agency on charges of tax evasion. 17 Aug 2017 »

Image: Azerbaijani Human Rights Defenders and activists in Georgia

Azerbaijani Human Rights Defenders and activists in Georgia

„Solidarity to Afgan Mukhtarli! Freedom to Afgan Mukhtarli!“ representatives of Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations, other human rights defenders, journalists and civil activists were holding banners with these and other slogans during the protest action in front of the Chancellery of the Government of Georgia. Part of them had polyethylene bags over the heads to protest the abduction of the Azerbaijani journalist and to express their solidarity to him. 14 Aug 2017 »

Image: The UN Human Rights Committee registered the first "parasite tax" complaint
Belarusian HRH

The UN Human Rights Committee registered the first "parasite tax" complaint

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) took into consideration the complaint of Vladimir Katsora, one of Homel spring protests activists. 10 Aug 2017 »

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Belarusian HRH

Another 2 death verdicts handed down in Belarus

On 21 July two death verdicts were handed down in relation to 36-year-old Ihar Hershankou and 31-year-old Siamion Berazhnou. 26 Jul 2017 »

Image: Polish judiciary law threatens rights

Polish judiciary law threatens rights

Polish President, Andrzej Duda, has announced that he will veto controversial amendments that would effectively terminate the independence of the country’s Supreme Court, according to human rights organisations and legal experts. 24 Jul 2017 »

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