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...

On 24 June 2019, the fifteenth round of the EU-Uzbekistan Human Rights Dialogue will take place in Brussels. A briefing paper prepared for the dialogue...

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

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

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...

At its June part-Session, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (further PACE) will vote on lifting the sanctions imposed on Russia after...

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...