April 28, 2021

HRHF Annual Report 2020

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges in the wake of COVID-19. In our annual report, discover how Human Rights House Foundation and the network of Human Rights Houses adapted to meet these new challenges and continue our work together to advance human rights at home and abroad.

April 21, 2021

PACE resolution on Belarus human rights situation adds to growing international condemnation and accountability efforts

The Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) welcomes today’s resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calling for investigations into human rights violations in Belarus as well as the release of all political prisoners without delay and an end to the violence committed against human rights defenders.

March 29, 2021

House-to-House 2021: Call for applications

Human Rights House Foundation announces a call for applications to House-to-House Project Fund 2021. HRHF welcomes all Human Rights Houses, their member organisations as well as organisations and actors from outside of the network to apply for funding.

March 18, 2021

Joint statement: End reprisals against human rights defenders in Belarus

Human Rights House Foundation joins eleven organisations lead by Amnesty International calling for the Belarusian authorities to end reprisals against human rights defenders.

March 15, 2021

Statement on Events Surrounding the 8 March 2021 March in Central Baku

Human Rights House Foundation condemns the latest attacks against women human rights defenders in Azerbaijan, including the abhorrent practise of targeting their privacy. We call on the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately stop the violations of the freedom of assembly and expression of their citizens, as well as to take steps to ensure the protection of all human rights defenders, including women human rights defenders and young human rights defenders.

February 25, 2021

Georgian authorities must reverse recent actions curtailing free assembly and expression

Human Rights House Foundation and Human Rights House Tbilisi condemn recent actions by the Georgian authorities to limit freedoms of expression and assembly, linked with the political crisis which has engulfed the country during past months. We call on the Georgian authorities to reverse these recent actions and take immediate steps to protect human rights in line with Georgia’s international obligations.

February 18, 2021

CSP: Unprecedented crackdown on Belarusian civil society must be stopped

Following a renewed wave of persecution of the Belarusian human rights defenders, civil society activists and independent journalists, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) strongly condemn actions of the Belarusian authorities and urge them to stop the harassment and show genuine respect towards the rights of those who seek to protect the rights of their fellow citizens and not to criminalize their legitimate human rights work.

February 16, 2021

Беларускія ўлады абавязаныя неадкладна спыніць узгоднены напад на праваабаронцаў, журналістаў і іх арганізацыі

Фундацыя Дамоў правоў чалавека заклікае ўлады Беларусі неадкладна спыніць узгоднены напад на праваабаронцаў, журналістаў і іх арганізацыі

February 16, 2021

Belarusian authorities must immediately end the coordinated attack against human rights defenders, journalists and organisations

Following a renewed crackdown on 16 February 2021, Human Rights House Foundation demands that Belarusian authorities immediately cease their coordinated and on-going attack against journalists, human rights defenders and organisations.