The global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated Central Asia’s pre-existing patterns of censorship and repression. The governments of the region have used this public health...

We, the undersigned human rights organisations condemn the current, coordinated attack on leading, independent human rights NGOs in Kazakhstan. In a campaign carried out...

The Human Rights Impact Hub is calling for applications from lawyers and human rights defenders from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the South Caucasus and Central...

As voters went to the polls on 10 January 2021 for a parliamentary election offering a meager selection of pro–government candidates, dozens of peaceful...

Kazakhstan tax authorities are targeting over a dozen human rights nongovernmental organizations working in the country with fines and possible suspension for alleged financial...

On the occasion of the EU-Kazakhstan Human Rights Dialogue, International Partnership for Human Rights together with partners issued two briefings of concerns about ongoing...

The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) are calling for applications from human rights defenders, activists and practitioners...

The Central Asian authorities have used the Covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to suppress criticism of government policies and tighten the screws on independent...

The global Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in growing restrictions on fundamental rights in Central Asia, as the authorities of the region have limited such...

Introduction This report covers developments on the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Kazakhstan from April to June 2020, and was prepared for...