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

This month it is five years since the EU adopted its Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia. The Strategy identifies human rights...

The global Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in growing restrictions on fundamental rights in Central Asia, as the authorities of the region have limited such...

On 10-11 April 2014, an OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Prevention of Torture was held in Vienna. With support of the Polish Helsinki...

In Tajikistan, the recent releases from detention of an independent journalist and a lawyer have provided rays of hope in an otherwise bleak situation....

It is five years since the EU adopted its Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia. As EU foreign ministers prepare to take...

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

A new report based on monitoring conducted by Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law, Nota Bene (Tajikistan) and Turkmen Initiative for Human...

The second issue of the e-newsletter published by the NGO coalitions against torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan together with the Helsinki Foundation for...

These are challenging times for human rights in Tajikistan. Freedom of expression, freedom of association, non-discrimination and other fundamental rights and freedoms have recently...