News from Truth Hounds team

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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Report of the monitoring mission to the line of demarcation

From November 9 to 13, Truth Hounds and Vostok SOS Charitable Foundation visited all 7 entry-exit checkpoints in the Ukrainian-controlled areas in the first joint monitoring mission to the demarcation line. The purpose of the monitoring was to observe how people were allowed to cross the line of demarcation under quarantine restrictions. The organizations also

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The Bygone Song

«Ашӯлаи кӯтоҳ» // «Минуща пісня» (‘The Bygone Song’) is a collaboration of a composer from Tajikistan, Shohin Qurbonov and a human rights defender from Ukraine, Halyna Vrublevskaya. In the world of information, the war exists mostly as stories of politicians and the military. The project authors disagree. They believe that the main characters of every

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Land-Water: A Georgian Documentary to Save the Rioni Valley

The Land-Water project created with the support of ARTIФ platform combines two short documentaries about land and water, and the Rioni Valley and its unique ecosystem. The protagonist of the film, Maka Suladze, is one of the three women who, in addition to participating in protests, are protesting in court against the permit to build

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Initiative United to Confront Hate-Motivated Violence in Ukraine

Freedom House and partners, under our joint initiative United to Confront Hate-Motivated Violence in Ukraine, seek to improve Ukraine’s policies to prevent and respond to hate‐motivated violence. Our efforts unite communities targeted with hate‐motivated violence in a broad coalition aimed at monitoring, documenting, and analyzing hate-motivated crimes and incidents in Ukraine. Equipped with data gathered

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Interview with Marichka Yurchak

The ARTIФ team had spoken to Marichka Yurchak, a young artist and art researcher from Ternopil, western Ukraine. During the quarantine, Marichka directed her attention to social topics and in the framework of the ARTIФ workshop developed a concept of a performance on gender inequality and the role of women in Kyrgyz society, jointly with

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