Ahead of the presidential election scheduled for 15th October, pressure on critical voices is mounting in Kyrgyzstan. Recent alarming developments include: excessive compensation awarded...

We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) and other human rights NGOs and defenders are seriously concerned about threats received by leading Kyrgyz...

Last December participants of the Civil Society Parallel Conference issued recommendations to OSCE participating states, political bodies and institutions prior to the OSCE Ministerial...

On 24th November 2017, Sooronbay Jeenbekov was inaugurated as Kyrgyzstan’s new president. He follows Almazbek Atambayev who led the country for six years but could...

With support of international NGO partners, more than a dozen human rights NGOs from Central Asia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The Memorandum...

There is a growing trend in Central Asia, in which the authorities curtail fundamental rights and freedoms and clamp down on civil society in...

We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), a network of human rights NGOs in Europe, North America and the former Soviet Union, call...

A new briefing paper published by Brussels-based International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) highlights key trends in the protection of civil society in Kyrgyzstan....

The Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA, Uzbekistan, established by political emigres in...

On 26 June, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as...