September 20, 2018

HRHF statement on the adoption of Azerbaijan’s UPR

Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement during the adoption of Azerbaijan’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC39). This statement enjoys the support of four Azerbaijan human rights organisations.

July 6, 2018

No Justice for Mehman Huseynov

Since anti-corruption blogger Mehman Huseynov was sentenced for defamation in March 2017, HRHF has been asking, “when will he find justice?”. With his appeals inside the country now exhausted, we see once again that little justice can be found for human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.

June 12, 2018

Annual Report 2017/18

Time and again in 2017 we saw how resilient, creative, and adaptable human rights defenders can be in the face of repression.

June 8, 2018

One year since the disappearance of Afgan Mukhtarli in Georgia

Even after one year since the launch of an investigation and despite the high public interest, the investigative authorities of Georgia have not yet published information about the progress of the investigation. The suspicions about the participation of Georgian law enforcement authorities in organized crime have not been diminished.

May 31, 2018

The Case of Afgan Mukhtarli

Marking one year since the disappearance of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli in Georgia, Human Rights House Tbilisi held protests calling for his release and for a proper investigation into his case.

May 10, 2018

Azerbaijan Bar Association Suspended Advocacy License to Afgan Mukhtarli’s Lawyer for One Year

Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) and its member organizations respond to the decision of the Azerbaijan Bar Association [ABA] to suspend the license to practice law to Afgan Mukhtarli’s lawyer Nemat Karimli for one year and state that it is another clear violation of Afgan Mukhtarli’s rights alongside with the restriction of lawyer’s right to his professional activities.

April 19, 2018

Azerbaijan Election: “Increased restrictions” observed

Election monitors in Azerbaijan observed an environment of “increasing restrictions on freedoms of expression, assembly, and association” during last week’s presidential election.

July 10, 2017

Human Rights House Annual Report 2016

Discover how we, the Human Rights Houses and Human Rights House Foundation, protected, empowered, and supported human rights defenders and advanced human rights in 2016.

June 12, 2017

Interpol: Prevent misuse of alerts against Leyla and Arif Yunus

Some 25 human rights organisations call on Interpol to act with due diligence to prevent the misuse of Interpol alerts against Azerbaijani human rights defenders Leyla and Arif Yunus.