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April 9, 2019

Armenian authorities urged to address growing hate speech against defenders

Armenian authorities should condemn hate speech, smear campaigns, and threats against human rights defenders, express support for defenders, and create an enabling environment, writes Human Rights House Foundation in a letter raising threats against defenders in Armenia.

April 5, 2019

Excessive force used against protesters in Serbia

Human Rights House Belgrade has strongly condemned the disproportionate use of force by police.

April 1, 2019

FSB raids homes and detains Crimean Tatars

Some 45 human rights organisations of the Civic Solidarity Platform warn of the Russian authorities’ crackdown on human rights activists and other individuals in occupied Crimea.

March 12, 2019

Oslo Event: Breakfast Briefing on Human Rights in Crimea

Join us at Human Rights House Oslo on 21 March 2019, five years after the Russian annexation of Crimea, for a briefing by human rights defenders on the human rights situation. This will draw on the findings of the recent mission to Crimea by representatives of three Human Rights Houses.

March 5, 2019

EMDS records 484 violations in Azerbaijan in 2018

Almost half of the 484 violations recorded relate to freedom of expression and the right to a fair trial, according to the Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Centre (EMDS), member of Human Rights House Azerbaijan.

March 5, 2019

Keeping Human Rights in Focus in Serbia

Keeping human rights in focus, member organisations of Human Rights House Belgrade have issued thematic and country reports on human rights for 2018. Taken together, they highlight the human rights trends and priority issues in the country and the situation for civil society.

March 5, 2019

Photo Contest: Not Passing Witness 2018

The photos tell stories of the harsher realities of life, expose the challenges faced by human rights defenders and celebrate their work, and cover protest actions and other human rights events.

March 2, 2019

Mehman Huseynov released

Azerbaijani anti-corruption video blogger Mehman Huseynov has been released from prison, after serving a two-year sentence for defamation. This followed many years of repression by the authorities aimed at silencing him.

February 4, 2019

Threats to media freedom in Serbia

In response to the removal of publications critical of the Serbian government at Belgrade airport, journalists together with activists from Human Rights House Belgrade gathered at the airport to promote the “banned” publications.