Civic space is being eroded across the OSCE region – WHDC2023
On 3 October 2023, Human Rights House Foundation called attention to efforts to reduce or erase civic space across the OSCE region during a statement at the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference.
HRC54: Statement on reprisals
With reference to upcoming Human Rights Council elections in October, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at HRC54 on 29 September 2023, repeating condemnation of Russia’s application for Council membership, and underlining that no State which retaliates against civil society for engaging with the UN should be a Council member.
HRC54: Human rights in the occupied territories of Ukraine
On 25 September 2023, during the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry at HRC54, Human Rights House Foundation highlighted the work of Ukrainian partners in documenting the dire circumstances facing civilians in the occupied territories of Ukriane.
HRC54: Human rights situation in Belarus
On 25 September 2023, Human Rights House Foundation highlighted the death of Belarusian artist Ales Pushkin behind bars, as well as the situation for the 1490+ political prisoners in the country.
HRC54: HRHF calls for renewal of UN Special Rapporteur on Russia’s mandate
On 22 Septmeber 2023, Human Rights House Foundation called for the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Russian Federation during an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur at the 54th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
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.
The Sunflower Declaration
Human Rights House Foundation co-signs the Sunflower Declaration that was launched by Nobel Peace Prize laureates at the Nobel Peace Conference in Oslo on 31 August 2023. The Declaration calls for urgent action to protect human rights defenders at risk.
Azerbaijan: Release Gubad Ibadoghlu, renowned academic and activist
Human Rights House Foundation joins OMCT and Human Rights Watch in expressing deep concerned about the arrest, detention, and harsh conditions of custody faced by civic activist and academic Gubad Ibadoghlu in Azerbaijan.
Georgia’s authorities must protect, without discrimination, the universal and fundamental rights of all people in Georgia, including freedoms of assembly and expression of LGBT+ groups and their supporters, and human rights defenders.
We, the undersigned Georgian and international human rights and civil society organisations, condemn the 8 July attack against the Tbilisi Pride festival and call on the Georgia authorities to fully investigate and hold to accountable all those responsible.