Trial observation workshop in Tbilisi

On July 10-12, 2017 Armenian and Georgian human rights defenders interested in trial observation activities attended the workshop hosted by Human Rights House Tbilisi.

On July 10-12, 2017 Armenian and Georgian human rights defenders interested in trial observation activities attended the workshop hosted by Human Rights House Tbilisi. Trial observation is an important tool for the protection of Human Rights defenders, who are persecuted because of their activities.


During three days, the workshop trainers Serhiy Burov, Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv, Pavlo Parkhomenko, Judge at the Bakhmachsky Municipality Court of the Chernigorsky Region and Dmitry Chernyh, Belarusian Helsinki Committee, presented main aspects, objectives & principles of trial observation. Ketevan Abashidze, Human Rights House Foundation, presented the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights on article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.


The interactive format of the event enabled active participation and thus promoted sharing of experience & knowledge among participants, who expressed their readiness and interest to be observers and be part of the further joint activities planned in future.


The workshop was organised within the framework of the project “Ensuring better protection of Human Rights Defenders – workshop on trial monitoring for Armenian and Georgian observers” implemented by Human Rights House Tbilisi in partnership with Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv (EHRHC), The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House and Human Rights House Yerevan (HRHY). The project was supported by Human Rights House Foundation as part of House-to-House Initiative, which provides houses and its member organizations opportunity to plan joint projects and thus share experience and expertise.

Latest

October 18, 2018

Court rejects Mehman Huseynov’s appeal for conditional release

The Azerbaijani video journalist found no justice in his trial for defamation, and in August his first application for conditional release was rejected. His so far unsuccessful appeals against this rejection include an accuser not summoned to court and warnings against informing people of their rights. Such events are a repeat of the injustices that took place during his arrest and trial.

October 17, 2018

Political leaders in Georgia must stop slandering civil society organisations

Some 49 member and partner NGOs of 13 Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter to political leaders in Georgia.

October 3, 2018

Human Rights in Theatre: “Justice for the Dictator”

Human rights organisations in Voronezh, Russia, staged the play “Justice for the Dictator”, a performance reading of the play “The Trial of Mussolini”. Once again, they showed their creative and innovative approach to reaching out on human rights.