While there has been some recent progress on human rights in neighbouring Uzbekistan, the situation in Turkmenistan remains essentially unchanged and fundamental freedoms continue...

Brussels, The Hague, Oslo 14 October 2010. The International Partnership for Human Rights, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee are seriously...

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

The authorities of Central Asia increasingly use concerns about security and stability as a pretext to curtail fundamental rights and liberties and clamp down...

Brussels, Vienna 9 December 2013. The upcoming parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan highlight the fundamental lack of space for political pluralism and freedom of expression in...

We are happy to announce that we have begun cooperating with the global civil society alliance CIVICUS on an initiative called the CIVICUS Monitor,...

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...

Turkmenistan hosted the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, or the so-called Asiada, in its capital Ashgabat from 17th to 27th September 2017....

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

Today the EU’s annual Human Rights Dialogue with Turkmenistan will be held in Brussels to discuss the state of human rights in this Central...