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December 10, 2018

Названыя лаўрэаты Прэміі ад праваабарончай супольнасці 2018

У Міжнародны Дзень правоў чалавека, 10 снежня, адбылася цырымонія ўзнагароджання штогадовай Прэміі ад праваабарончай супольнасці. Урачыстая дзея адбылася на новай асветніцка-адукацыйнай пляцоўцы “Тэрыторыя правоў”.

December 7, 2018

Abusive use of extremism laws against Crimean human rights lawyer

Human rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov has sentenced to administrative detention in Crimea on charges related to extremism. Members of Human Rights Houses in Ukraine and international human rights organisations, including HRHF, condemn his detention and the persecution of lawyers in Crimea.

November 30, 2018

Вызначаны шорт-ліст Нацыянальнай прэміі беларускіх праваабаронцаў

30 лістапада праваабарончая супольнасць Беларусі вызначыла шорт-ліст штогадовай Нацыянальнай прэміі за дасягненні ў галіне правоў чалавека.

November 20, 2018

“Stopping more brutal affronts and violations” in Belarus

Reflecting on his six years as UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus, as his tenure comes to an end, Miklós Haraszti recalls “fighting an uphill battle” in the mandate, but how ultimately it has ensured international scrutiny of the human rights situation and provided a bulwark against some of the worst violations.

November 20, 2018

Rights of Defenders on agenda of Committee of Ministers

During a rare engagement between the Council of Europe’s decision-making body and civil society, human rights defenders and the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights highlighted the need to support human rights defenders and raise awareness of their work in society.

November 20, 2018

HRH Zagreb on presumption of innocence, disability rights, and whistleblowers

Human Rights House Zagreb has completed research and undertaken advocacy work to strengthen standards on the presumption of innocence, disability rights, and protection for whistleblowers.

November 19, 2018

Belarus needs “true desire” to improve human rights

Following its first review of Belarus in 21 years, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded that there are “many issues to address.” Human rights defenders warn that these findings need to translate to changes in the country.

November 19, 2018

Ukraine: Suitcases of human rights defenders

Bringing to life the stories of human rights defenders forced to leave their homes, Human Rights Houses Crimea and Chernihiv will host exhibits and installations focused on the suitcases of displaced defenders.

November 19, 2018

HRH Zagreb: Raising awareness, promoting standards on defenders

Human Rights House Zagreb is undertaking advocacy and awareness-raising activities aimed at promoting international standards relating to human rights defenders and encouraging opportunities for defenders.