At the beginning of next week, the European Union (EU) will hold a high-level meeting with the Central Asian governments in Dushanbe, the capital...

A new briefing paper published by Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law, Nota Bene, Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights and...

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...

A vaguely worded Kazakhstani draft law on NGOs may seriously restrict the activities and funding of NGOs in this country, in violation of international...

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

On 13 May, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, a partner organization of International Partnership for Human Rights, is organizing a seminar on "Safeguarding international institutions...

Since the introduction of quarantine measures on 15 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries across the world are facing a sharp rise...

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...

Statement to 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Working sessions 2 and 3, Tuesday 23 September: Fundamental freedoms 1 by the following organizations: Kazakhstan...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) welcomes news that four perpetrators of the brutal April 2012 attack on Kazakhstani journalist Lukpan Akhmedyarov have been...