News from Truth Hounds team

We are starting the Open Call for human rights defenders to participate in the “Tbilisi Shelter City” program

We are very happy to announce that we are starting the Open Call for human rights defenders to participate in the “Tbilisi Shelter City” program. You will find the link with all the additional information, eligibility criteria, and application form.We accept applications from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Russian Federation, and Armenia. Link to

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Nagorno-Karabakh (2020) – Report

There is strong evidence that Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces committed war crimes during last year’s 44-day war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, according to a joint report When Embers Burst into Flames: International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law Violations During the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War by the International Partnership for Human Rights

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Locked in Limbo: Child Statelessness and Human Trafficking in the Non-Government Controlled Areas of Ukraine

he ongoing armed conflict in Ukraine has birthed novel human rights challenges. Since 2014, the country has been engaged in one of the longest-standing conflicts in Europe. This unrest has led to the establishment of internal-borders and national checkpoints, obstructing citizens freedom of movement. These barriers are purportedly designed to safeguard human rights by ensuring security

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The Situation in Belarus: Crimes Against Humanity of Deportation and Persecution

Today, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Global Diligence LPP and Truth Hounds (the Filing Parties) filed a Communication under Article 15(2) of the Rome Statute to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on ‘The Situation in Belarus/Lithuania/Poland/ Latvia and Ukraine: Crimes Against Humanity of Deportation and Persecution’. The Communication requests the ICC

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Violations of the rights of creative professionals, activists and artists during the post-election crackdown in Belarus

This joint report by Belarusian PEN Centre, Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Truth Hounds, presents information obtained from monitoring by Belarusian PEN Centre as well as other local and international human rights defender organisations and provides an assessment of the human rights violations against creative professionals, activists and artists by the Belarusian authorities in response

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