This update covers developments relating to the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Turkmenistan from December 2020 to March 2021. International Partnership for...

There is strong evidence that Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces committed war crimes during last year’s 44-day war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh,...

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...

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...

“Accountability for the violence and ruthlessness we have witnessed over the last nine months is long  overdue. We call on the ICC to initiate...

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

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...

The first anniversary is approaching of last year’s war between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the contested region of Nagorno-Karabakh. During the war, an unprecedented,...

This report covers developments on the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Kazakhstan from July 2020 to January 2021. It was prepared...

This is an update on the protection of the freedoms of expression, association and assembly in Kyrgyzstan from October 2020 to January 2021. International...