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June 12, 2019

Threat to independence of judges in Serbia

Human Rights House Belgrade and its members have strongly condemned statements by the Serbian authorities directed against judge Miodrag Majic, who expressed his opposition to amendments to the country’s criminal code.

May 10, 2019

International Civil Society Week in Belgrade

International Civil Society Week 2019 (ICSW) was held in Belgrade from 8-12 April 2019. Events were co-organised by Civic Initiatives (member of Human Rights House Belgrade), CIVICUS: Civic Alliance for Citizen Participation, and Balkan Civil Society Development Network.

April 5, 2019

Excessive force used against protesters in Serbia

Human Rights House Belgrade has strongly condemned the disproportionate use of force by police.

March 5, 2019

Keeping Human Rights in Focus in Serbia

Keeping human rights in focus, member organisations of Human Rights House Belgrade have issued thematic and country reports on human rights for 2018. Taken together, they highlight the human rights trends and priority issues in the country and the situation for civil society.

February 4, 2019

Threats to media freedom in Serbia

In response to the removal of publications critical of the Serbian government at Belgrade airport, journalists together with activists from Human Rights House Belgrade gathered at the airport to promote the “banned” publications.

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.

July 27, 2018

Serbian civil society dialogue with Norwegian and Serbian Prime Ministers

At the first stop on an official trip to Serbia, Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg visited Human Rights House Belgrade with her Serbian counterpart Ana Brnabic. At the House, the politicians had the opportunity to engage in dialogue with members of Serbian civil society.

June 29, 2018

HRHF statement on Serbia’s UPR adoption at HRC38

Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement on Serbia to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC38) before it adopted Serbia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report.

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.