EU must respond to ill democracy
The case study Resisting Ill Democracies in Europe continues to make an impact in capitals across Europe. Last week, the NGOs publishing it were in Brussels to raise the issue with MEPs and engage the EU in the discussion.
Brussels Launch: Ill Democracy in Europe
Resisting Ill Democracies in Croatia, Hungary, and Poland: Join us for the presentation of a case study showing common trends and how illiberal governments put human rights and the rule of law at risk.
Croatia: Ill Democracies – Europe Between Democracy and Autocracy
As part of this year’s edition of the Human Rights Film Festival in Zagreb, the two-day international conference “Il(l)iberal democracies: Europe between democracy and autocracy” was held on Friday 8 to Saturday 9 December, in the Müller Hall of the Cinema Europa.
Resisting Ill Democracies in Europe
From emerging democracies in transition, illiberal governments have rapidly transformed Hungary and Poland into ill democracies, have attempted to do so in Croatia, and are slowly and carefully entertaining an illiberal platform in Serbia, according to the new case study Resisting Ill Democracies in Europe.
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.
Croatian President and Premier must unequivocally condemn human rights violations in Hungary
Press release: Reaction to the arrival of President of Hungary János Áder in Croatia.
Marking International Whistleblower Day in Croatia
On March 24, International Whistleblower Day, GOOD Initiative, Center for Peace Studies, GONG and the Human Rights House Zagreb called upon all citizens and educational staff to openly warn of harmful policies and practices in the Croatian education system.
All humans need rights
“In Croatia, constitutional values are now questioned in the media and by government officials. Yet 65 percent of people support the rights in the constitution, such as gender equality and women’s rights; we need these people to not stay silent and to stand up to defend these rights.”
Croatia must stand beside civil society at United Nations
The Human Rights Council opens today in Geneva. For Croatia, it carries strong symbolic value: it is the first time that it will attend as a member of the United Nations’ highest body to promote human rights.