September 15, 2017

Stop government interference in activities of the Bar

Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations.

September 5, 2017

Petition to the International Association of Prosecutors

In the run-up to the 22nd conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) in Beijing, global civil society urges the IAP to stand up for their professional standards and introduce a human rights policy.

July 10, 2017

Human Rights House Annual Report 2016

Discover how we, the Human Rights Houses and Human Rights House Foundation, protected, empowered, and supported human rights defenders and advanced human rights in 2016.

June 23, 2017

UN strengthens framework protecting lawyers

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has passed an important resolution on the independence of lawyers, incorporating robust language against reprisals, and strengthening the implementation of guarantees and immunities.

June 19, 2017

UN must follow EP’s lead on Azerbaijan

On 15 June, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a vital resolution on the enforced disappearance of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli from Georgia. HRHF welcomes this swift response, which occurred as HRHF delivered a statement at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) calling for action on the deteriorating situation in Azerbaijan.

March 3, 2016

ILIA Concluding Conference and the Growing ILIA Community

On 26–28 February, participants, alumni, and experts from Human Rights House Network’s International Law in Advocacy (ILIA) program met in Vilnius, at the Constitutional Court, to mark a successful conclusion to the third cycle of the program, and to welcome a new cohort of dedicated and enthusiastic human rights lawyers into the ILIA community.

May 24, 2004

Leyla Zana to challenge imprisonment verdict at European Court of Human Rights

Kurdish Human Rights Project (KHRP) is to assist Leyla Zana and three other imprisoned former Democracy Party (DEP) parliamentarians in taking cases to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), following the decision of Turkish courts today to confirm their fifteen year prison sentences. (22-APR-2004)