October 31, 2022

Reconnecting in times of crises: House Treff 2022

For three days in September, representatives of the network of Human Rights Houses met in Vilnius, Lithuania for House Treff 2022. This event marked the first time that the Houses were able to reconnect in-person following several years of unprecedented world events. Together, they discussed how the network can address the impact of these world events and meet common challenges together.

October 24, 2022

Crimea & the renewed Russian invasion of Ukraine: New Human Rights Challenges – Crimea Platform Side Event

On 24 October 2022, Human Rights House Foundation co-organised a side event ahead of the start of the First Parliamentary Summit of the International Crimea Platform. The event focused on the deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Crimea following the launch of renewed Russian aggression against Ukraine in February 2022.

October 5, 2022

PACE Side Event: Crimea in darkness

On 10 October 2022, Human Rights House Foundation and several Ukrainian partners co-hosted a side event at PACE, aimed at Refocusing international attention on grave human rights violations in the occupied peninsula after the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine.

September 28, 2022

Crimea in the shadow – Warsaw Human Dimension Conference Side Event

On 28 September 2022, Human Rights House Foundation and several Ukrainian and international civil society organisations co-hosted “Crimea in the shadow”, a side event at the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference.

September 19, 2022

HRHF Annual Report 2021

In 2021, Human Rights House Foundation and the network of Human Rights Houses worked in partnership to meet human rights challenges across Europe from the Thames to the Caspian. Find out how we did this and continued our work together to advance human rights at home and abroad.

August 24, 2022

Marking six months since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine

Six months after the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Human Rights House Foundation repeats its condemnation of Russian aggression against Ukraine and ensuing human rights crisis. HRHF also renews its call on UN Human Rights Council member states to establish a Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Russia.

July 13, 2022

HRC50 summary: Pushing for action on crisis in Eastern Europe and advocating for stronger international human rights standards

At the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Human Rights House Foundation continued its work calling on the Human Rights Council to take action on the human rights crisis in Eastern Europe characterised, in part, by the full-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, and the increasingly dire human rights situation in Belarus.

June 16, 2022

HRC50: Statement at High Commissioner’s Oral Update on Mariupol

On 16 June 2022, Human Rights House Foundation highlighted human rights violations committed by Russian forces in Ukraine at the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council, in a statement at the Interactive Dialogue on the High Commissioner’s oral update on the situation in Mariupol.

June 2, 2022

Next steps for OSCE’s Moscow Mechanism reporting on Ukraine in context of Russian invasion

On 16 May 2022, HRHF and international and Ukrainian civil society organisations hosted an event at the Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting in Vienna. At that time, we issued recommendations to participating States to strengthen the Moscow Mechanism mandates.