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April 9, 2019

“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.

March 5, 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.

March 5, 2019

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.”

December 21, 2018

“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.

November 20, 2018

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.

October 3, 2018

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.

September 21, 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.

June 12, 2018

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.

May 16, 2018

Handbook for Journalists Covering World Cup

Seven human rights organisations launched a handbook for journalists covering the football World Cup in Russia.