March 15, 2024

INGOs urge HRC Member States to support Belarus mechanisms

In a joint letter delivered on 13 March 2024, Human Rights House Foundation and several international and Belarusian civil society organisations urged Human Rights Council Member States to support the renewal of the Special Rapporteur on Belarus, and the establishment of an independent accountability mechanism to build upon and take forward the work of the OHCHR Examination on Belarus.

March 13, 2024

Fellesposisjon på menneskerettigheter til statsbudsjett 2025

I anledning av regjeringens første konferanse om statsbudsjettet for 2025, har Human Rights House Foundation, sammen med Amnesty International Norge, Raftostiftelsen, den norske Hesingforskomité, Menneskerettighetsfondet og SAIH sendt et brev der vi understreker betydningen av å øke støtten til menneskerettighetsarbeid globalt.

November 28, 2023

Open letter on EU and several European states’ concerning decision to suspend and review of funding to Palestinian and Israeli NGOs

In an open letter, Human Rights House Foundation joins Amnesty International and 97 other civil society organisations in expressing serious concern at the EU and several European states‘ decision to suspend or review their funding to Palestinian and Israeli civil society organisations.

November 9, 2023

Open letter: We refuse to let the Anti-SLAPP Directive be a missed opportunity

74 civil society organisations including Human Rights House Foundation have written to the European Commission, the European Parliament’s rapporteur, the Spanish Presidency of the EU Council and the Ministers of Justice of all EU Member States to reiterate their concerns regarding the trilogue process of the anti-SLAPP Directive. Members of the CASE coalition urge the European institutions to negotiate the strongest possible Anti-SLAPP Directive that effectively protects public watchdogs.

September 6, 2023

INGOs call on States to support the renewal of the Special Rapporteur on Russia at HRC54

Human Rights House Foundation and several INGOs call on States to support the renewal of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation during the upcoming 54th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

May 9, 2023

Open Letter from CSOs in support of HRDs, CSOs & media from Republika Srpska/Bosnia and Herzegovina

We, the undersigned organizations dedicated to the promotion of universal human rights, write to voice our strong support for the non-profit organizations and media from Republika Srpska, entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and to condemn efforts of authorities in Republika Srpska which want to restricts human rights, especially freedoms of expression and association of human rights defenders, […]

March 13, 2023

SLAPPs: Draft anti-SLAPP compromise proposal

CASE members have written to the Swedish Presidency of the EU Council about the draft compromise proposal for the European anti-SLAPP Directive. The Swedish Presidency’s compromise proposal is self-defeating, runs contrary to the purpose of the anti-SLAPP Directive and undermines its spirit, and fails to meet the expectations of the European Parliament, the European Union’s most important democratic body.

March 2, 2023

Joint statement on Imminent verdict in the trial against Viasna’s leaders

Tomorrow, the Leninsky District Court in Minsk is expected to hand down its verdict in the case of Viasna leaders Ales Bialiatski, Valiantsin Stefanovich and Uladzimir Labkovich. On the eve of the verdict, the signatory organisations reiterate their calls to release the human rights defenders and drop all charges against them.

February 28, 2023

Letters from Lukashenka’s Prisoners

There are 1400+ political prisoners in Belarus, as of February 2023 and that number continues to rise. The “Letters from Lukashenka’s Prisoners” campaign aims to ensure the unjustly detained are not forgotten and that their voices are still heard from behind bars.