Joint statement on the attempts by the Russian authorities to dismantle the country’s two oldest organisations
It became known on November 11, 2021, that the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation filed a lawsuit to wind up Memorial International for allegedly systematic violations of the law on “foreign agents”. The organization is accused of not labelling its materials with a reference to its “foreign agent” status.
Georgian authorities must protect and promote the Freedoms of Expression and Assembly
Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) and Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) call on the Georgian authorities to act to protect and promote the Freedoms of Expression and Assembly in Georgia and engage substantively with human rights defenders, including Elene Khoshtaria, exercising these rights.
Civil society participation at the UN Human Rights Council cannot be an afterthought
HRHF joins dozens of organisations in a joint letter addressed to the President of the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador of Austria to the UN in Geneva, Director-General of the United Nations at Geneva, and all Members and Observers of the UN Human Rights Council.
Belarus: Human rights organisations call on Belarusian authorities to end politically motivated prosecutions
Human Rights House Foundation and 17 other international and Belarusian organizations call on Belarusian authorities to immediately annul the outrageous verdict and drop all charges against Leanid Sudalenka and Tatsiana Lasitsa, sentenced today to 3 and 2.5 years in prison, as well as five other members of Viasna who are currently in jail on politically motivated charges.
EU-Ukraine Summit 2021: EU should raise fundamental rights concerns
Ahead of the 23rd summit between the European Union and Ukraine, Human Rights House Foundation, with its partners Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv and Human Rights House Crimea urge the EU to raise with Ukraine issues concerning freedom of expression, assembly, association and human rights defenders.
Innspill til den nye regjeringens utenrikspolitikk
Respekten for og nasjonal etterlevelse av menneskerettighetene og de internasjonale mekanismene som skal ivareta dem er blitt svekket de siste ti-årene. Les HRHFs anbefalinger til Norges nye regjeringsplattform.
HRC48: Statement on Crimea and mainland Ukraine
On 5 October 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in occupied Crimea and mainland Ukraine
HRC48: Statement on reprisals
On 29 September 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on reprisals against civil soceity.
HRC48: Statement on Russia
On 27 September 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Russia.