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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.

January 11, 2019

Mehman Huseynov: Letter to President of Azerbaijan

On 10 January 2019, Human Rights House Foundation wrote to the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, appealing for his personal intervention in the case of imprisoned Azerbaijani photojournalist, video blogger, and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov.

January 11, 2019

Escalating repression against Mehman Huseynov

Some 41 member and partner NGOs of 13 Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter calling for urgent action from the international community to ensure the life, health, and rights of imprisoned Azerbaijani photojournalist, video blogger, and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov.

October 24, 2018

Statement on EC Proposal for Rights and Values Programme

The Human Rights and Democracy Network’s Working Group on EU Internal Human Rights Policy issued the following statement on the European Commission’s proposal for a Rights and Values Programme within the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027.

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 2, 2018

HRC39 End of Session Statement

Some 12 human right NGOs issued a joint statement reflecting on the 39th Human Rights Council session, upon its conclusion at the end of September.

September 20, 2018

Candidates to the Human Rights Council must be fit for membership

UNGA73: Member States of the UN should refrain from voting for candidates to the Human Rights Council that are unfit for membership

September 6, 2018

UN High Commissioner essential for curbing violations

More than 750 NGOs, including Human Rights House Foundation, address the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in a joint letter.