“City of rights” festival visits Pskov
Human rights, death, and post-rock music were among the items on the agenda across 15 events held during the “City of rights / City is right” human rights festival held in city of Pskov from 7-10 February 2019.
Photo Contest: Not Passing Witness 2018
The photos tell stories of the harsher realities of life, expose the challenges faced by human rights defenders and celebrate their work, and cover protest actions and other human rights events.
“City of Rights” festival travels to Kaliningrad
Co-organised by Human Rights House Voronezh, “City of Rights / Right is Right” human rights festival was held in Kaliningrad from 11-14 October, the first time it has travelled outside of Voronezh.
Rights of Defenders on agenda of Committee of Ministers
During a rare engagement between the Council of Europe’s decision-making body and civil society, human rights defenders and the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights highlighted the need to support human rights defenders and raise awareness of their work in society.
Human Rights in Theatre: “Justice for the Dictator”
Human rights organisations in Voronezh, Russia, staged the play “Justice for the Dictator”, a performance reading of the play “The Trial of Mussolini”. Once again, they showed their creative and innovative approach to reaching out on human rights.
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.