20 YEARS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN WRONGS IN THE BALKANS, CAUCASUS AND EASTERN EUROPE

In many parts of the Balkans, Caucasus and Eastern Europe human rights defenders face threats and violence, slander and intimidations, and are the targets of new laws restricting their rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly, and simply to work to defend human rights.

When: Monday, 17. March 2014 10:00
To: Monday, 17. March 2014
Where: Geneva, Palais des Nations, room XXI
Host: Human Rights House Network
Contact: Anna Innocenti, International Advocacy Officer (anna.Innocenti@humanrightshouse.org / +41 22 33 22 556)

5 women human rights defenders will share their experience and present the new Human Rights House Network infographic on the protection of human rights defenders:

Lara Aharonian
Women’s Resource Center Armenia – Human Rights House Yerevan, Armenia 

Anna Dobrovolskaya
Youth Human Rights Movement – Human Rights House Voronezh, Russian Federation

Shahla Ismayil
Women’s Association for Rational Development – Human Rights House Azerbaijan, Baku

Sanja Sarnavka
Be active. Be emancipated (BaBe) – Human Rights House Zagreb, Croatia

Maria Dahle
Human Rights House Foundation – Human Rights House Oslo, Norway

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