About Us

René Cassin is a charity working to promote and protect universal human rights, drawing on Jewish experience and values. Registered charity number: 1117472

Press releases

Major faith and community leaders in Finchley and Golders Green sign...

Local faith leaders, community representatives and residents in the constituency of Finchley and Golders Green, including Senior Rabbis and... read more

30.11.2021 • By René Cassin

“Building a better, safer world” – human rights charity launches women’s...

The UK human rights charity René Cassin is responding to rising concern about violence against women and girls with a ten-day festival of women’s... read more

11.11.2021 • By René Cassin

UK Uyghur-led campaign to highlight China’s abuse of Muslims launched,...

Embargoed until 00.01 Thursday 29 July 2021 The cause of Uyghur Muslims facing repression in China has received a significant boost, with a... read more

29.07.2021 • By René Cassin

René Cassin, the Jewish voice for human rights, joins new campaign...

René Cassin, the Jewish voice for human rights, announces its membership of a new campaign coalition –  Together With Refugees – which launched... read more

02.06.2021 • By René Cassin

Uyghurs – recognise China’s actions as ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against...

On Monday the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States approved the imposition of sanctions to be placed against four Chinese... read more

24.03.2021 • By René Cassin

“Help China’s Uyghur Muslims” – Jewish human rights charity asks MPs to...

As the Trade Bill returns to House of Commons on Tuesday, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Executive Director of the Jewish human rights charity, René Cassin,... read more

05.02.2021 • By René Cassin

On Genocide Prevention Day – the Uyghurs need action, not words

Today, 9 December 2020, is UN Genocide Prevention Day  – the anniversary of the UN’s adoption of the Genocide Convention in 1948. To mark... read more

09.12.2020 • By René Cassin

We will not forget Roma genocide, says Jewish human rights charity

Sunday 2 August is Roma Genocide Remembrance Day. It marks the 76 th anniversary of the murder of 2,897 Roma men women and children in the gas... read more

30.07.2020 • By René Cassin

Jewish charity condemns government consultation on strengthening police...

René Cassin, the Jewish voice for human rights, has sent a submission to the Home Office’s consultation on “Strengthening police powers to tackle... read more

05.03.2020 • By René Cassin

Human rights begin at home, says Jewish charity in Holocaust Memorial...

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 1 on Sunday 27 January 2019, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Director of Jewish human rights charity René Cassin 2 , said... read more

24.01.2019 • By René Cassin

UK’s oldest working couple feature in film on benefits of the Human...

When Oscar-nominated Jewish film director, Paul Morrison ( Solomon and Gaenor ) was looking for actors to play the parts of an elderly Jewish... read more

30.10.2018 • By René Cassin

On US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council – we need politicians to...

Responding to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Director of human rights charity René... read more

20.06.2018 • By René Cassin

Preserve Churchill’s vision of human rights, Jewish charity tells Prime...

The Jewish human rights charity René Cassin 1 is urging Theresa May to abandon plans 2 to withdraw the UK from the European Convention on Human... read more

08.02.2017 • By René Cassin