March 2, 2021

HRC46: Joint NGO letter addressing human rights crisis in Belarus

On 2 March 2021, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) was among 13 international NGOs calling on the UN Human Rights Council to create a new mechanism assisting in the process of accountability for human rights violations in Belarus. The NGOs also outlined several key elements that a new mechanism should contain.

February 25, 2021

HRC46: Amnesty and HRHF joint statement on Belarus

On 25 February 2021, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) and Amnesty International pushed the Human Rights Council to take further action on Belarus. Alongside Belarusian civil society organisations, they urged the Council in a joint oral statement, to create a mechanism assisting in the process of accountability for human rights violations.

February 18, 2021

CSP: Unprecedented crackdown on Belarusian civil society must be stopped

Following a renewed wave of persecution of the Belarusian human rights defenders, civil society activists and independent journalists, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) strongly condemn actions of the Belarusian authorities and urge them to stop the harassment and show genuine respect towards the rights of those who seek to protect the rights of their fellow citizens and not to criminalize their legitimate human rights work.

February 16, 2021

Беларускія ўлады абавязаныя неадкладна спыніць узгоднены напад на праваабаронцаў, журналістаў і іх арганізацыі

Фундацыя Дамоў правоў чалавека заклікае ўлады Беларусі неадкладна спыніць узгоднены напад на праваабаронцаў, журналістаў і іх арганізацыі

February 16, 2021

Belarusian authorities must immediately end the coordinated attack against human rights defenders, journalists and organisations

Following a renewed crackdown on 16 February 2021, Human Rights House Foundation demands that Belarusian authorities immediately cease their coordinated and on-going attack against journalists, human rights defenders and organisations.

February 5, 2021

Belarus: Stop Pressure on CSOs in Connection to their Right to Access to Funding

Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) calls on the Belarusian authorities to stop the pressure on civil society organisations in connection with their right to access funding.

February 5, 2021

Belarus must immediately release imprisoned journalists

Human Rights House Foundation and 16 other organisations call for all imprisoned journalists to be immediately released in Belarus.

January 27, 2021

House-to-House 2021: Call for applications

Human Rights House Foundation announces a call for applications to House-to-House Project Fund 2021. HRHF welcomes all Human Rights Houses, their member organisations as well as organisations and actors from outside of the network to apply for funding.

January 26, 2021

Civic Solidarity Platform calls for the release of Andrei Aliaksandrau

Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) has issued a statement expressing alarm at the arrest of journalist Andrei Aliaksandrau and his partner, Irina Zlobina in Minsk on 13 January 2021. The statement, signed by several CSP member organisations including Human Rights House Foundation, calls for their immediate release along with all others imprisoned in violation of the rights to freedom of expression and assembly.