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Image: Shrinking space for human rights in the OSCE region

Shrinking space for human rights in the OSCE region

"A very effective tool to discriminate on freedom of association and assembly is the access to foreign funding. The States in the OSCE region that restrict access to funding the most for the not-for-profit sector are paradoxically also often those that enjoy most foreign funding for them selves or for business investments." said Maria Dahle, Executive Director of the Human Rights House Foundation in a speech to Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. 17 Apr 2015 »

Image: Rasul Jafarov sentenced to six and a half year in prison HRH Baku

Rasul Jafarov sentenced to six and a half year in prison

“This is outrageous. Rasul Jafarov is sentenced to prison for exercising his peaceful and legitimate human rights work. All the alleged victims and witnesses denied the ungrounded accusations by the authorities in court. The court process is staged to create an image of rule of law to the international society, while the whole process is politically ruled.” says Maria Dahle, Executive Director of Human Rights House Foundation. 16 Apr 2015 »

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