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...

Ahead of the European Union-Kyrgyz Republic Cooperation Council, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Amnesty International, Norwegian Helsinki Committee and Human Rights Watch urge the EU...

Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) and the Uzbekistan-based NGO Restoration of...

On the United Nations (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities the Tajikistani civil society organizations Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law...

End Surveillance, Ensure Former Prisoners’ Safety The Uzbekistani authorities should stop harassing human rights activists, including those recently released from prison, and ensure their safety,...