Poland – The House of the Helsinki Foundation For Human Rights
Located in Warsaw, the House of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights was established in 1993. Five human rights organisations are located in the same building.
Human rights trends
The HFHR has addressed the Human Rights Defender with a formal intervention regarding limited access to public services due to the candidate’s past health issues. The intervention concerns a 37-year old man with a history of cardiovascular health condition. The person was ascribed to category “E” by a conscript medical evaluation committee (long-term and complete inability to serve in the army in the time of peace, call-up and war). 22 May 2013 »
The Supreme Administrative Court will refer to the European Court of Justice a question for a preliminary ruling in the case of the Teisseyre family, heirs to a pre-war owner of assets in Lwow, a major city in then-eastern Poland. 16 May 2013 »
The HFHR has presented an amicus curiae brief in the case of J.H. The case involves an online violation of personal interests consisting in uploading to websites the recorded conversation of J.H. with a police officer during which J.H. reports a fire set to a nearby field. 15 May 2013 »
A joint statement by the Helsinki Committee in Poland and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights warns that the draft law “on proceedings against mentally disturbed persons who pose threat to life, health or sexual liberty of others” may infringe human rights protection standards. 09 May 2013 »
- Association of the Young Journalists "POLIS"
- Helsinki Committee in Poland
- Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR)
- The Association Initiative 33
- Viridarium - Polish Students Group against anti-semitism and xenophobia
Poland - Warsaw
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