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...

Meet Rasul Jafarov, a lawyer and a leading human rights defender from #Azerbaijan. He is the first to tell his story for #meetyourdefender campaign. https://youtu.be/rItz-7wXo1I Rasul's...

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

Human rights concern us all, especially when they are denied. Most of us at some time or another have done (or wish we could...

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...

Today is a very special day for IPHR. We are happy and excited to present our Annual Report 2019! This day was chosen on...

IPHR and Association for Human Rights in Central Asia made a joint submission on Uzbekistan to the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) to provide input into the Committee’s preparation of the List of Issues that is scheduled to take place in April/May 2019.

Bishkek, Brussels, Paris, 12 March 2019: Although the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) ruled in 2016 that 67-year-old human rights defender Azimjan Askarov...

The Kyrgyzstani authorities committed to improve the human rights situation in the country. On 10th December 2018, when speaking at a conference in the context of the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration...

Today a court in Chechnya, Russia, sentenced human rights defender Oyub Titiev to four years in prison on trumped-up charges after an unfair trial....