Early on 16 February 2021, the Belarusian authorities launched a new wave of repression against civil society organisations and independent media across the country. Police...

Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) have sent an open letter to Turkmenistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs...

The global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated Central Asia’s pre-existing patterns of censorship and repression. The governments of the region have used this public health...

We, the undersigned human rights organisations condemn the current, coordinated attack on leading, independent human rights NGOs in Kazakhstan. In a campaign carried out...

The Human Rights Impact Hub is calling for applications from lawyers and human rights defenders from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the South Caucasus and Central...

IPHR is deeply concerned about the fate of Aleksei Navalny following his detention and urges the Russian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally. Aleksei...

As voters went to the polls on 10 January 2021 for a parliamentary election offering a meager selection of pro–government candidates, dozens of peaceful...