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April 3, 2020

Concerns about responses by state authorities to the global COVID-19 crisis

The network of Human Rights Houses is concerned by recent actions on the part of state authorities across western and eastern Europe, the western Balkans, and the Caucasus in response to the escalating COVID-19 crisis. These actions, taken to combat the rising number of infections and deaths associated with COVID-19, raise questions about states’ commitments to civic freedoms and human rights.

April 1, 2020

Azerbaijani authorities must not continue to use COVID-19 pandemic to further crackdown on civil society

Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) remains very concerned with a number of recent actions taken by the Azerbaijani authorities in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2020

«Свобода выражения мнений является фундаментальным правом каждого человека». Выступление адвоката Людмилы Казак

Беларусский дом прав человека публикует выступление в апелляционной инстанции Людмилы Казак, адвоката Ивана Комара, признанного политзаключенным.

March 27, 2020

Mid-term review of project: “PEACE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS”

Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) is seeking consultants in order to undertake a mid-term review of its project “Peace for Human Rights Defenders: Protect, Empower, Advocate, Connect and Engage.” Any individual or firm interested in undertaking this evaluation should submit a proposal by 14th April.

March 27, 2020

Права на роўнасць і забарона дыскрымінацыі

У Мінску адбыўся семінар “Права на роўнасць і забарона дыскрымінацыі: стандарты і каштоўнасці”.

March 23, 2020

Network of Human Rights Houses welcomes new member

The network of Human Rights Houses welcomed its newest member – Human Rights House Kazan – in November 2019, bringing the total number of Houses in the network to 17.

March 20, 2020

Наталья Мацкевич: «Адвокат обязан использовать все законные средства защиты прав своих клиентов»

Адвокат Наталья Мацкевич рассказала Беларусскому дому прав человека, как адвокаты могут применять в практике стандарты международного права прав человека.

March 13, 2020

New UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Appointed

Human Rights House Foundation welcomes the appointment of Mary Lawlor as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders. The appointment was made during the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council.

March 6, 2020

HRC43: Human Rights Defenders

On 4 March 2020, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the Human Rights Council on Human Rights Defenders.