International Human Rights School for Young Activists
150+ young activists from across Eastern Europe and the Caucasus participated in over 100 hours of online training in a new school for young human rights defenders launched by six Human Rights Houses in 2020.
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.
Fourth annual “Educational Human Rights Fest” held in Chernihiv
From 1 – 12 August, Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv welcomed human rights defenders from across Ukraine, online and in-person, for its fourth annual human rights education festival. The festival was attended by representatives of the educational community – teachers, administrators, professors, students, judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and civil society activists.
HRHF Annual Report 2018/19
Discover how Human Rights House Foundation protected and advanced the rights of human rights defenders, strengthened independent civil society, and supported a strong, active network of Human Rights Houses.
Addressing human rights violations in Ukrainian law enforcement
“Human rights violations in law enforcement are affected by two main factors: motivation and impunity… It is around these two factors that we build our strategy.”
Fest2019: “A laboratory for innovative human rights education”
Bringing together human rights defenders from across Ukraine and abroad, Educational Human Rights Fest in Chernihiv welcomed around 200 participants, volunteers, and speakers from 16-28 July 2019.
Human rights protections in Croatia: Hate crimes and presumption of innocence
Human Rights House Zagreb deepened its research and activities addressing hate crimes and hate speech, and the presumption of innocence in Croatia, through reports and events in June 2019.
“City of rights” festival visits Pskov
Human rights, death, and post-rock music were among the items on the agenda across 15 events held during the “City of rights / City is right” human rights festival held in city of Pskov from 7-10 February 2019.
A Belief in Human Rights Education
“Not many people know about human rights in Ukraine, and similar to other countries in our region, what people know is often distorted. We look for the entry point with people… a place where we can start discussing human rights values, philosophy, and history.”