Ongoing state surveillance and restrictions on freedoms of information and expression imposed by the authorities continue to be a cause of concern. The government passed a resolution that mandates government agencies to block internet and communications networks in a situation of “state of emergency...

Police officers tortured Rasim Bayramov in 2008. Domestic complaint mechanisms in Kazakhstan proved ineffective, but he did not give up. Thanks to a decision...

Central Asian and international human rights groups call on governments in the region to honour today’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture...

This briefing paper by International Partnership for Human Rights together with  Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA, based in exile), Restoration of Justice...

A briefing paper published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR) highlights...

A new monitoring report, which has been prepared in the framework of a joint project implemented by three Central Asian NGOs and one Brussels-based...

At this year’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) in Warsaw representatives of the NGO coalitions against torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Helsinki Foundation...