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December 8, 2019

Azerbaijani Bar Association must halt reprisals against Human Rights Lawyers

42 members of Human Rights Houses have called on the Azerbaijani Bar Association to halt reprisals against number of human rights lawyers, including Shahla Humbatova and Elchin Sadigov.

September 9, 2019

Human rights organisations urge support for UN resolution on reprisals

The resolution aims to strengthen responses by the UN and States to put an end to reprisals for cooperating with the UN in the field of human rights. Human rights organisations sent the following joint letter to members of the Human Rights Council on 9 September 2019 – the opening day of HRC42.

June 24, 2019

Беларусь у фокусе: міжнародныя праваабаронцы выступілі з заклікам да Рады ААН па правах чалавека

У лісце да краінаў удзельніц Рады па правах чалавека ААН Фонд дамоў правоў чалавека і іншыя міжнародныя недзяржаўныя аганізацыі настойліва заклікаюць Раду працягваць мандат Спецыяльнага дакладчыка ў Беларусі. Апрача таго, яны прапанавалі рэальныя дзеянні, якія можа зрабіць Беларусь, каб вырашыць сістэмныя праблемы з правамі чалавека ў краіне.

June 22, 2019

Супольная пазіцыя праваабарончых арганізацый напярэдадні чарговага раўнда дыялога аб правах чалавека ЭЗ-Беларусь

Беларуская праваабарончая супольнасць падтрымлівае працяг дыялога аб правах чалавека паміж Еўрапейскім Звязам і Рэспублікай Беларусь. Напярэдадні яго чарговага раўнда адзначаем:

June 19, 2019

Tbilisi Pride: Protect the rights of LGBT community and defenders in Georgia

Ensure the freedoms of assembly and expression of the LGBT community in Georgia and those defending their rights, urge 37 member and partner NGOs of Human Rights Houses in a letter to the Georgian government.

June 13, 2019

Human rights NGOs urge HRC to maintain scrutiny on Belarus

In a letter to member states of the Human Rights Council, HRHF and other international NGOs urge the Council to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Belarus. Further, they set out tangible steps that Belarus can take to address “systemic human rights challenges” in the country.

June 3, 2019

Critical funding gap affecting UN human rights mechanisms

In an open letter to all permanent missions to the United Nations, 399 NGOs, including HRHF, have issued a joint letter warning of a critical funding gap affecting UN human rights mechanisms and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

April 9, 2019

Armenian authorities urged to address growing hate speech against defenders

Armenian authorities should condemn hate speech, smear campaigns, and threats against human rights defenders, express support for defenders, and create an enabling environment, writes Human Rights House Foundation in a letter raising threats against defenders in Armenia.

April 1, 2019

FSB raids homes and detains Crimean Tatars

Some 45 human rights organisations of the Civic Solidarity Platform warn of the Russian authorities’ crackdown on human rights activists and other individuals in occupied Crimea.