Concern with detention and prosecution of Ms Nizovkina and Ms Stetsura

Participants and partner organisations of the Human Rights House Network project “Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers” are concerned about the recent detention and criminal prosecution of lawyer and journalist Nadezhda Nizovkina and lawyer Tatiana Stetsura.

In the letter of concern, available in English and in Russian (right) they call upon the authorities of the Republic of Buratya (Russian Federation) to ensure a thorough and impartial investigation and a fair trial in compliance with the international standards.

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July 16, 2019

HRC41: Joint NGO end of session statement

Some 16 human rights organisations, including Human Rights House Foundation, issued a joint statement on 12 July 2019, responding to the outcomes of the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council.

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