Torture and ill-treatment continue to be of widespread concern in all Central Asian countries. Methods of torture which were recorded in Central Asia in...

The space for civil society remains narrow in Central Asia as the authorities of the region restrict freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression...

The authorities of Turkmenistan strictly control the dissemination of information about the situation in the country. State media focuses on the supposed well-being of...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and five of its partners sent a joint letter to the EU’s High Representative Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini...

One night in July 2018 police officers drove up to Shahboz Ahmadov’s house in the southern Yavan district of Tajikistan and instructed the young...

On 18 June 2019, International Partnership for Human Rights, Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights and Human Rights Watch sent a joint letter to the...

This report reviews the protection of freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Turkmenistan from the end of December 2018 to the end...

The annual EU-Turkmenistan Human Rights Dialogue will take place in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat on 29 March 2019. The dialogue comes shortly after the European...

During the reporting period, the economic crisis deepened in Turkmenistan, with residents forced to stand in line to buy bread and other necessities...

On 5 October 2018, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) sent a letter to Federica Mogherini, High...