Home / Statement (page 2)


How to make the European Parliament
a more visible, consistent and coherent actor in defending human rights and democracy worldwide
HRDN paper 2019_ EP_ Defending human rights and democracy worldwide


HRDN position – A rights based approach to resilience

HRDN calls on the EU institutions to recognise explicitly that a resilient society is a democratic one in which there is a vibrant civil society which enjoys an enabling environment for its activities and in which all individuals without exception enjoy all their rights and freedoms under a robust rule …

Read More »

HRDN Statement on EU Global Strategy

HRDN takes note of the Global Strategy presented to the Member States which recognises the importance of civil society as a partner in defending fundamental freedoms; that human rights violations as a root cause of violence and instability; and the importance of democracy for resilient societies. We note the aspiration …

Read More »

#Stand4HRDs Update on Leyla Yunus

On 9 December 2015, Leyla Yunus was released from detention and her 8.5-year prison sentence on charges of fraud and tax evasion was converted into a 5-year suspended sentence, following a decision by the Baku City Court of Appeal on the basis of a request from her lawyers with reference …

Read More »