Crimea: Breaking the Wall of Silence
Three Human Rights Houses have undertaken a Mission aimed at breaking the wall of silence and documenting first-hand the human rights situation in Crimea.
HRHF statement on the situation in Crimea HRC39
During an interactive dialogue on Ukraine at the UN Human Rights Council, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement providing an overview of a fact-finding mission to Crimea conducted by representatives of three Human Rights Houses conducted between 14-18 September 2018.
HRHF statement on the adoption of Russia’s UPR
Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement during the adoption of Russia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC39). This statement enjoys the support of two Russian human rights organisations.
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.
Handbook for Journalists Covering World Cup
Seven human rights organisations launched a handbook for journalists covering the football World Cup in Russia.
Editor of Caucasian Knot threatened by Chechen official
On 4 January, Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen Parliament, posted on Instagram an image of a dog with its tongue tied in an apparent threatening caricature of Caucasian Knot editor-in-chief Grigory Shvedov. HRHF calls on the the local and Russian Federal authorities to condemn the threat.
Remembering Anna Politkovskaya 10 years after her murder
Prominent investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on 7 October 2006. 10 years after her killing, many human rights organisations mark the anniversary and remember her work, her character, and courage.
Open debate with UN Secretary General Candidates
On the 12 of July at the UN, high-level representatives from States, civil society and the private sector discussed the human rights situation in the world. There was also a first televised live debate with the candidates for Secretary General at the United Nations, which was open for questions from the public.
EU Parliament adopts resolution on Crimean Tatars
On 12 May 2016, the EU Parliament adopted a resolution on the Crimean Tatars. HRHN welcomes this resolution, and calls on Russia, as well as Ukraine and the international community, to address the deteriorating human rights situation in Crimea.