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.
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.
Brussels Launch: Ill Democracy in Europe
Resisting Ill Democracies in Croatia, Hungary, and Poland: Join us for the presentation of a case study showing common trends and how illiberal governments put human rights and the rule of law at risk.
Resisting Ill Democracies in Europe
From emerging democracies in transition, illiberal governments have rapidly transformed Hungary and Poland into ill democracies, have attempted to do so in Croatia, and are slowly and carefully entertaining an illiberal platform in Serbia, according to the new case study Resisting Ill Democracies in Europe.
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.
UN review of Serbia raises human rights concerns
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has raised concerns and issued recommendations to the Serbian authorities. These relate to discrimination, torture and ill-treatment, refugees and asylum seekers, administration of justice, and freedom of expression.
Serbia reviewed at UN Human Rights Committee
“There is a shrinking space for the debate about human rights and fundamental freedoms in Serbian society. Also, there is less and less public scrutiny of the Government that has a negative effect on the human rights situation in Serbia.”
#HRHN2016 Assembly: A look at day one
Each Human Rights House presented and discussed their work, and then the focus expanded to joint activities, specifically the Network campaign to protect and support human rights defenders in Azerbaijan. Discussions then turned to opportunities for partnership with donors, and how donors and civil society can address State restrictions on foreign funding.
Network Assembly 2016 in Belgrade
Human rights defenders from Human Rights Houses in Eastern & Western Europe, the Caucasus and the Balkans will soon gather in the Serbian capital, at Human Rights House Belgrade, for the 2016 Assembly of Human Rights Houses.