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September 12, 2019By: Tatiana Tolsteneva
Russia’s non-profit sector has been playing a constant game of catch-up—can new media technologies break ...
July 24, 2019By: Quincy Cloet
While many Ukranians place their hopes in the ICC to end impunity, improving the local judiciary could ...
July 18, 2019By: Koldo Casla
If Putin was right, and liberalism is dead, what would be the future of human rights in global politics?
April 3, 2019By: Rostislav Valvoda
NGOs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have shown resilience under pressure by inventing new ways to ...
March 5, 2019By: Adrian Coman
A landmark case on same-sex marriage in Romania could expand the possibilities for LGBT rights in the ...
February 20, 2019By: Almut Rochowanski
Many NGOs in the North Caucasus have survived the panic of Russia’s “foreign agent” law, but not all ...
October 2, 2018By: Leyla-Denisa Obreja
The European Court of Human Rights is supposed to help victims of rights violations seek justice, but ...
September 18, 2018By: Almut Rochowanski
After years of coverage about how the “foreign agent law” would spell the end of freedom of association ...
August 24, 2018By: Stefania Kapronczay & Anna Kertész
Dropping defensive tactics and reframing human rights in a relatable way are both key to responding ...
August 7, 2018By: Dimitrina Petrova
Human rights NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe are facing increased hostility from governments and ...
May 24, 2018By: PeiYao Chen & Natalia Karbowska
A new measurement tool helps social movement actors identify where they are progressing and where they ...
May 2, 2018By: Nadejda Dermendjieva & Gergana Kutseva
In Bulgaria, women’s rights, feminism, and LGBTQ rights are inflammatory topics, and one women’s fund ...
December 6, 2017By: David Kode
Governments from Uganda to Poland are silencing activists and organizations that criticize them—what ...
October 11, 2017By: Laura A. Henry
When indigenous rights are not observed, communities that shift their demands from the state to the ...
May 11, 2017By: Kristi Pinderi
For many, activism can be healthy and healing.
May 5, 2017By: Ana Bracic
A video game experiment in Slovenia reveals discriminatory practices against the Roma—what else might ...
March 21, 2017By: Grigory Okhotin
With heightened restrictions on foreign funding, reporting on the Russian government’s repression requires ...
November 4, 2016By: Laura Piazza
There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to campaigning for today’s LGBTI activists, but providing support ...
October 28, 2016By: Péter Krekó
Hungary is using Russia’s playbook to close down civil society space, and many Western allies are hardly ...
July 11, 2016By: Marko Ivkovic
Using polling data, the National Democratic Institute is helping LGBTI groups in southeastern Europe ...
May 11, 2016By: John Torpey
The refugee protection regime works if it remains limited to those genuinely fleeing persecution — though ...
May 10, 2016By: Jenny Hodgson
As local rights groups seek alternative funding sources, the closing space for civil society makes this ...
April 20, 2016By: Orysia Lutsevych
“Partly free” countries in the post-Soviet space must fight even harder now to protect growing civil ...
March 11, 2016By: Zoe Gudovic
Becoming agents of change for women’s rights in Serbian society requires creativity in building connections ...
January 18, 2016By: Theodore P. Gerber
Despite Putin’s clampdown on Russian civil society, public opinion trends point to growing support for ...
June 29, 2015By: Kathy Frankovic
When political polls go wrong, many people start to doubt polling entirely. But that’s a costly mistake.
January 22, 2015By: Tanya Lokshina
Despite a hostile climate and many different challenges, the collaborations of Human Rights Watch with ...
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