Twenty years after the Soviet Union dissolved and Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan gained independence, civil society remains under serious pressure in these countries. In...

Geneva, Brussels, The Hague, Almaty 12 July 2011. A UN review of Kazakhstan this week should address problematic practices that stifle dissent and limit...

Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) have...

Tashkent, Almaty, Brussels and The Hague, 23 June 2011. On the eve of this year’s EU-Uzbekistan Human Rights Dialogue, which will take place in...

A coalition of NGO has written an open letter to the president of Kazakhstan about Yevgeniy Zhovtis, director of Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human...

Brussels 23 November 2010. The International Legal Initiative (Almaty), the Women's Resource  Centre (Shymkant) and the International Partnership for Human Rights (Brussels) today released a report that analyzes...

30 September 2010. The International Partnership for Human Rights (Brussels), the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (Sofia), Civil Rights Defenders (Stockholm), the Moscow Helsinki Group (Moscow),...

Brussels, 23 April 2010 Dear Mr. General Prosecutor I’m writing to you on behalf of the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) with regard to the...

The 12th One World International Human Rights Film Festival was held between 10 and 18 March 2010 in Prague, the Czech Republic. IPHR director...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. M.J.M. Verhagen P.O. Box 20061 2500 EB  The Hague 14 September 2009 Re: Conviction of Human Rights Defender Yevgeni Zhovtis in Kazakhstan Dear Mr. Verhagen, Hivos,...