HRHF statement on assembly and association HRC38
Speaking during a dialogue on the freedoms of association and assembly, Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement to the UN Human Rights Council #HRC38.
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.
Statement by Belarusian Human Rights Organizations. Annulment of Article 193.1 is not enough
The Belarusian civil society organizations, human rights defenders and international organizations have always criticized Article 193.1 of the Criminal Code due to its incompliance with the human rights standards and provisions on the freedom of association enshrined in the Constitution.
Russia: Repression on the eve of elections
While many commentators discuss the lack of credible opposition candidates in the Russian election, perhaps just as damaging for democracy is the lack of space for journalists, activists, non-governmental organisations, and human rights defenders.
Existential Threat to Hungarian Civil Society
Human Rights House Foundation calls on the Hungarian parliament to reject new restrictive laws, and for the government to end its escalating crackdown against civil society.
In solidarity with civil society in Hungary
More than 250 organisations, including HRHF, have issued a joint statement calling on the Hungarian parliament to reject proposed laws that would further restrict the ability of Hungarian civil society organisations to carry out their work.
Call for applications: UN Special Rapporteur on freedoms of association and assembly
Applications are now open for the position of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.
Report launch: Funding civil society
Adaptable work methods are key in ensuring civil society’s access to foreign funding in increasingly restrictive environments, according to a new report by Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF).
Belarusian Human Rights Defenders’ Forum
Some 140 representatives of 29 independent Belarusian human rights organisations gather in Vilnius, for the fourth Belarusian Human Rights Defenders’ Forum.