March 13, 2023

OSCE SHDM I: There can be no comprehensive security without media freedom

Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting Session I: HRHF Statement (Check against delivery) One of the themes for discussion in this afternoon’s session revolves around a changing media landscape and how such changes impact media freedom. This of course implies that the media landscape is organic and, like all organic things, changes and evolves. But, what if […]

March 6, 2023

House-to-House project fund 2023: Call for applications

HRHF is pleased to announce a call for applications to House-to-House Project Fund. This unique funding opportunity provides support for collaborative initiatives to advance human rights priorities in countries with Human Rights Houses. Application deadline is 29 March.

November 14, 2022

Calling for action on human rights situation in Eastern Europe – HRC51 overview

At the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) continued its work alongside the network of Human Rights Houses & other civil society partners in calling on the Council to address human rights challenges and support human rights defenders across Eastern Europe and beyond.

October 31, 2022

Reconnecting in times of crises: House Treff 2022

For three days in September, representatives of the network of Human Rights Houses met in Vilnius, Lithuania for House Treff 2022. This event marked the first time that the Houses were able to reconnect in-person following several years of unprecedented world events. Together, they discussed how the network can address the impact of these world events and meet common challenges together.

September 30, 2022

Statement on Freedom of Expression & Media Freedom – Warsaw Human Dimension Conference

On 30 September 2022, at the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement on the situation for independent journalists and media outlets in Azerbaijan.

September 19, 2022

HRHF Annual Report 2021

In 2021, Human Rights House Foundation and the network of Human Rights Houses worked in partnership to meet human rights challenges across Europe from the Thames to the Caspian. Find out how we did this and continued our work together to advance human rights at home and abroad.

June 24, 2022

HRC50: Statement on Freedom of Expression

Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) highlighted the chilling effect that online surveillance and legal harassment including SLAPPs have on freedom of expression. In addition, HRHF raised its concern about the situation for independent journalists and media outlets in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, and Russia.

May 13, 2022

Azerbaijan must immediately put an end to the threats and violence for the exercise of freedom of expression

Human Rights House Foundation is alarmed by the latest wave of threats and violence against journalists, human rights defenders, and activists in Azerbaijan as well as credible allegations of state involvement and the authorities’ failure to promptly bring perpetrators to justice. We call on the Azerbaijani authorities to ensure a safe environment for journalists and other human rights defenders and ensure full accountability for those responsible for threats and violence against them.

April 26, 2022

House-to-House 2022: Call for applications

Human Rights House Foundation announces a call for applications to House-to-House Project Fund 2022. HRHF welcomes all Human Rights Houses, their member organisations as well as organisations and actors from outside of the network to apply for funding.