Lyudmila Alexeyeva: An Agent of Change
“The activities of the human rights movement were too diverse to have a leader, but she was definitely a unifying figure.”
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.
Russia: Telegram block leads to widespread assault on freedom of expression online
We, the undersigned 26 international human rights, media and Internet freedom organisations, strongly condemn the attempts by the Russian Federation to block the Internet messaging service Telegram, which have resulted in extensive violations of freedom of expression and access to information, including mass collateral website blocking
Russia: Repression on the eve of elections
While many commentators discuss the lack of credible opposition candidates in the Russian election, perhaps just as damaging for democracy is the lack of space for journalists, activists, non-governmental organisations, and human rights defenders.
Strengthening rights of soldiers, improving prison conditions
Socially significant human rights projects have been launched by two member organisations of the Russian Research Center for Human Rights.
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.
Crimea: The rule of Kremlin prevails over the rule of law
Now three years since the Russian annexation of Crimea, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) again raised concerns about the human rights situation on the peninsula at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
PACE: Don’t compromise on Russian human rights
Parliamentarians from the 47 Member-States of the Council of Europe met this week in Strasbourg, but the Russian delegates are staying in Moscow. They should stay there until they are willing to talk about and adhere to human rights.