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September 30, 2021

Censoring Civil Society

Watch the full recording of the webinar “Censoring Civil Society: The impact of restrictive civil society legislation on engagement with the UN”, hosted on the sidelines of the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on 30 September 2021.

September 30, 2021

Letters from Lukashenka’s Prisoners: Elena Talkacheva

Elena Talkacheva is a journalist and was a business reporter for the independent news website, Tut.by. She was detained alongside 14 of her colleagues on 18 May 2021 in the framework of a criminal case initiated against Tut.by for tax evasion.

September 29, 2021

Letters from Lukashenka’s Prisoners: Levon Khalatrian

Levon Khalatrian worked as a bar manager and was a volunteer with [opposition politician] Viktar Babaryka’s campaign in the lead-up to the presidential election on 9 August 2020. He was detained two days after the election, on 11 August 2020, and was reported to have been badly beaten at the time. He remained in pre-trial detention for 6 months.

September 29, 2021

HRC48: Statement on reprisals

On 29 September 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on reprisals against civil soceity.

September 28, 2021

HRC48: Statement on Russia

On 27 September 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Russia.

September 27, 2021

Russia: What will the human rights landscape look like following Russia’s legislative elections?

Watch the full recording of the webinar “Russia: What will the human rights landscape look like following Russia’s legislative elections?”, hosted on the sidelines of the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on 27 September 2021.

September 27, 2021

Россия: чего ожидать в области прав человека после думских выборов?

В России в условиях массового подавления инакомыслия только что прошли парламентские выборы 2021 г. В воздухе висит вопрос: какие дальнейшие шаги предпримут российские власти, в том числе вновь избранная Дума, чтобы заставить несогласных замолчать? Алексей Навальный остается в тюрьме, на связанные с ним движения наложен запрет, в силу вступает новое репрессивное законодательство, направленное на гражданское […]

September 24, 2021

Belarus Ministry of Justice should withdraw liquidation lawsuit against the Belarusian Helsinki Committee

Human Rights House Foundation joins four other international human rights organisations in urging the Belarusian authorities to withdraw the Ministry of Justice’s lawsuit to liquidate the Belarusian Helsinki Committee (BHC).

September 24, 2021

HRC48: Statement on Belarus

On 24 September 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Belarus.