HRHF Annual Report 2022
2022 was a year of unprecedented assaults on human rights stemming from Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. More than ever, the Network of Human Rights Houses came together to strengthen and advance human rights. Read our 2022 Annual Report.
New Human Rights House established in Banja Luka
Human Rights House Banja Luka has joined the network of Human Rights Houses as its newest member. The House will play a crucial role in promoting and protecting human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wider region.
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.
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.
HRC49: Statement on Human Rights Defenders
On 11 March 2022, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 49th session of the UN Human Rights Council highlighting the situation for Human Rights Defenders in Azerbaijan, the rise of SLAPPs in Europe, and condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
HRHF Annual Report 2020
2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges in the wake of COVID-19. In our annual report, discover how Human Rights House Foundation and the network of Human Rights Houses adapted to meet these new challenges and continue our work together to advance human rights at home and abroad.
A NEW BEGINNING – Sectoral Innovations for a Proactive, Progressive and Influential Human Rights Civil Society
Human Rights House Zagreb has launched a project aimed at increasing social and political influence of civil society organizations in Croatia through the development of innovative ways of effective protection and promotion of human rights. The project is implemented in partnership with Center for Peace Studies, Youth Initiative for Human Rights, Center for Peace, Nonviolence and Human Rights – Osijek and Human Rights House Foundation.
HRC46: Croatia should ensure an enabling environment for human rights defenders
On 17 March 2021, Human Rights House Foundation and Human Rights House Zagreb issued a joint statement at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council providing recommendations to Croatia that it ensures a safe an enabling environment for human rights defenders.
#StopSLAPPs: Coalition calls on EU to take action against gag lawsuits targeting watchdogs.
Human Rights House Foundation is among 60 organisations jointly calling for the EU to take action against SLAPPs – the gag lawsuits silencing journalists, activists and human rights defenders across Europe. The coalition of organisations today endorses the Model EU Anti-SLAPP Directive ahead of the European Commission’s launch of its European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP).