This update covers developments relating to civil society and civic freedoms in Tajikistan from November 2018 to February 2019. International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) prepared...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKUa2TDzykM In Tajikistan, most hospitals, schools and government buildings including those where people apply for social security assistance are inaccessible to persons with disabilities. Very...

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...

Political Prisoner Says Guards Beat Him, Refused Him Medicine The Tajik government should immediately and unconditionally release a seriously ill political activist who says he has...

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...

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

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.

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...

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...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) prepared this report as part of its cooperation with the CIVICUS Monitor. It covers developments relating to civil society...