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December 20, 2017

Consultation on the implementation of the National Human Rights Action Plan: experts’ opinions

Minsk hosted another round of expert consultations on National Human Rights Action Plan, organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Office in Belarus.

December 20, 2017

Кансультацыі аб выкананні Нацыянальнага плана дзеянняў па правах чалавека: меркаванні экспертаў

У Мінску пад эгідай Міністэрства замежных спраў Беларусі і Прадстаўніцтва ААН прайшоў чарговы раунд экспертных кансультацый згодна з Нацыянальным планам дзеянняў па правах чалавека.

December 19, 2017

Call for applications: UN Special Rapporteur on freedoms of association and assembly

Applications are now open for the position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.

December 19, 2017

New Members for Human Rights House Azerbaijan

Three independent human rights organisations form new core group of Human Rights House Azerbaijan.

December 15, 2017

Poland: Healthy democracies are open to dialogue

Despite two years of calls from key international mechanisms and experts, the Polish authorities continue to rebuff criticism and implement measures impeding human rights, the rule of law, and the independence of the judiciary.

December 15, 2017

When will he find justice?

Mehman Huseynov’s appeals for justice and freedom continue.

December 14, 2017

Croatia: Ill Democracies – Europe Between Democracy and Autocracy

As part of this year’s edition of the Human Rights Film Festival in Zagreb, the two-day international conference “Il(l)iberal democracies: Europe between democracy and autocracy” was held on Friday 8 to Saturday 9 December, in the Müller Hall of the Cinema Europa.

December 14, 2017

Award for independent journalism in North Caucasus

Initiative Center for the Caucasus (ICC), organisation within the network of Human Rights Houses, has been recognised in France with an award in the category of freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism.

December 8, 2017

The winners of the National Human Rights Prize were awarded in Minsk

On December 8, Belarusian human rights community solemnly awarded the winners of the ninth National Human Rights Prize in three categories: “The human rights defender of the year”, “The journalist of the year” and “The campaign/initiative of the year”. The ceremony was held in the Minsk book store “Lohvinau”.