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.
Lesya Ukrainka Lviv Academy Theatre in Oslo
From 29-30 September 2023, the Lesya Ukrainka Lviv Academy Theatre visits Oslo to perform its first new play since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as discuss the role of art in civil resistance. The visit is organised by Human Rights House Foundation and is supported by Fritt Ord, the European Union, Mental Health and Human Rights Info, and is a part of the Nobel Peace Centre’s “Nobel Peace Talks”.
Protecting and expanding civic space in the OSCE region – Warsaw Human Dimension Conference
On 3 October 2023, Human Rights House Foundation will host “Protecting and expanding civic space in the OSCE region”, a side event at the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference. The side event is co-sponsored by the Belarusian Human Rights House, as well as Human Rights Houses Banja Luka and Yerevan.
The human rights situation in occupied Crimea
In the context of the Human Rights Council’s 54th session, and interactive dialogues with the International Independent Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine and the High Commissioner on Human Rights, People in Need and Human Rights House Foundation are hosting an evening devoted to the human rights situation in occupied Crimea on Tuesday 26 September at Cinerama Empire Cinema, Geneva.
HRC54: The Human Rights Situation in the Russian Federation
Human Rights House Foundation hosted a side event exploring the human rights situation in the Russian Federation on 20 September 2023. The side event was held ahead of the first Interactive Dialogue by the new UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Russia, and featured a discussion with with representatives of Russian civil society and the Special Rapporteur.
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.
In Search for Solidarity: Connecting human rights defenders in Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova
In 2022, 480+ participants new to human rights and of diverse backgrounds from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova participated in the “In Search for Solidarity” project. The project resulted in several joint initiatives and established cooperation across borders as participants explored shared history and challenges together.
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.
Belarus: Leanid Sudalenka released
Human Rights House Foundation welcomes the news that Leanid Sudalenka, our colleague from Viasna Human Rights Centre, was released today after spending two and a half years behind bars. The case against him was unjust and he should not have been imprisoned in the first place. We repeat our call for the release of his Viasna colleagues and all political prisoners in Belarus.