November 17, 2009 23:00

  • Regarding deterioration of freedom of expression in Azerbaijan

    The Human Rights House Network condemns the unfair sentence of the two bloggers of 11 November and deplores the deterioration of freedom of expression in Azerbaijan. We call upon the Azerbaijani authorities to take adequate measures to protect the democratic values and especially the right to freedom of expression.

November 17, 2009 20:00

  • Concerning increasing control on Azerbaijani NGOs

    The Human Rights House Foundation, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, the Rafto Foundation, the South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders and the Belarusian Human Rights House in exile in Vilnius are concerned about the noticeable tendency in Azerbaijan to put local non-governmental organisations under increased government control following the recent amendments to the NGO law. The amended law allows the government to collect information on NGOs without referring to any specific purpose articulated in this or other laws.

July 18, 2009 13:30

  • Statement Condemning the Murder of Natalia Estemirova, a Prominent Journalist and a Human Rights Defender

    The South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders strongly condemns the murder of the prominent human rights defender Natalia Estemirova. On the international day of justice, July 17, we call upon the Russian authorities to conduct an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation of this case and previous murders of human rights defenders in the country. We also call upon the Russian authorities to further ensure a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders in their country.

July 18, 2009 13:00

July 16, 2009 17:00

  • NORWEGIAN HELSINKI COMMITTEE: In Memory of Natalia Estemirova

    Today, on July 15, 2009, our esteemed colleague and friend Natalia Estemirova of the Memorial Human Rights Centre was found murdered in Ingushetia. She had apparently been killed by one or more gun shots to the head. Natalia leaves behind a daughter of 16.

July 16, 2009 16:50

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July 13, 2009 10:00

  • "The whole truth has yet to be told about these crimes"

    Statement from Memorial with regard to the reaction by Russia’s Council of the Federation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Resolution “Divided Europe Reunited: promoting human rights and civil liberties in the OSCE region in the 21st century”

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