On 30 June 2015, Kazakhstani, Kostanay-based lawyer Bulat Baytyakov was convicted on criminal defamation charges and sentenced to one year of restricted freedom because...

Almaty, Bishkek, Brussels, Dushanbe, Paris, Vienna, Warsaw, 24 June 2016 Continuing reports of torture indicate that the authorities of the five Central Asian states need...

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

UN human rights bodies recently announced two important, precedent-setting decisions with respect to the exercise of fundamental freedoms in Kazakhstan. At the same time,...

Journalists’ rights advocate Ramazan Yesergepov was viciously attacked in Kazakhstan on 14 May 2017 as he was on his way to the capital, Astana...

Yesterday morning Aiman Umarova found the family dog killed in her garden. The killing of her dog is the latest of a series of...

30 September 2010. The International Partnership for Human Rights (Brussels), the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (Sofia), Civil Rights Defenders (Stockholm), the Moscow Helsinki Group (Moscow),...
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In the next few days, US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and...

2013 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Working sessions 8 and 9, specifically selected topic: Freedom of association and assembly Friday 27 September 2013 Written statement...

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