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September 16, 2019

Much-needed reforms to Council of Europe reprisal mechanism

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, has announced much-needed reforms to the human rights body’s “reprisal mechanism” – launched in May 2017 to ensure “human rights defenders… never face retribution for their principled stance.”

July 5, 2019

Human rights protections in Croatia: Hate crimes and presumption of innocence

Human Rights House Zagreb deepened its research and activities addressing hate crimes and hate speech, and the presumption of innocence in Croatia, through reports and events in June 2019.

May 10, 2019

Marking 10 years of the Anti-Discrimination Act in Croatia

Marking the anniversary of the adoption of the main legal instrument to fight discrimination in Croatia, Human Rights House Zagreb held an international conference in cooperation with the Office of the Ombudswoman.

April 8, 2019

Human Rights in Croatia: Overview of 2018

Some 10 years since it was established, Human Rights House Zagreb held its annual conference for 2019, marking the anniversary and presenting a report of the human rights situation in Croatia.

February 1, 2019

Defending Rights in Croatia

Human Rights House Zagreb organised the public debate “Human Rights Defenders” to mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

December 21, 2018

HRH Zagreb: Hate Crime in Focus

Working on several projects with national and international partners, Human Rights House Zagreb and its member organisations have carried out research, raised awareness, and offered practical guidance on the issues of hate crime and hate speech.

November 20, 2018

HRH Zagreb on presumption of innocence, disability rights, and whistleblowers

Human Rights House Zagreb has completed research and undertaken advocacy work to strengthen standards on the presumption of innocence, disability rights, and protection for whistleblowers.

November 19, 2018

HRH Zagreb: Raising awareness, promoting standards on defenders

Human Rights House Zagreb is undertaking advocacy and awareness-raising activities aimed at promoting international standards relating to human rights defenders and encouraging opportunities for defenders.

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.