From Shrinking Space to Post-Revolutionary Space
Discover how progressive civil society groups became among those at the forefront of the Armenian revolution, by acting as an inspiration and role model for larger social groups by popularising mechanisms and techniques of resistance.
Crimea: Breaking the Wall of Silence
Three Human Rights Houses have undertaken a Mission aimed at breaking the wall of silence and documenting first-hand the human rights situation in Crimea.
“Stopping more brutal affronts and violations” in Belarus
Reflecting on his six years as UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus, as his tenure comes to an end, Miklós Haraszti recalls “fighting an uphill battle” in the mandate, but how ultimately it has ensured international scrutiny of the human rights situation and provided a bulwark against some of the worst violations.
Political leaders in Georgia must stop slandering civil society organisations
Some 49 member and partner NGOs of 13 Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter to political leaders in Georgia.
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.
Documenting First-Hand the Human Rights Situation in Crimea
“The level of political repressions unleashed in Crimea in 2014 has not decreased, though the forms and types of pressure and persecution have changed,” reported Tatsiana Reviaka, member of the human rights monitoring mission to the peninsula.
HRHF statement on the adoption of Azerbaijan’s UPR
Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement during the adoption of Azerbaijan’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC39). This statement enjoys the support of four Azerbaijan human rights organisations.
HRHF statement on Ukraine at HRC38
Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement on Ukraine to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC38). This statement enjoys the support of four Ukrainian human rights organisations.
Assembly and association “enable rights”
UN Special Rapporteur Clément Voule introduces his aims and priorities for freedom of assembly and association mandate, and discusses cooperation with civil society, in an interview with HRHF on the sidelines of HRC38.