The Former Soviet Union

The Former Soviet Union

On 10 June 2021, police officers in Dagestan accompanied by Chechen law enforcement officials raided a women’s shelter in Makhachkala in search of Khalimat...

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,...

2020 has been intense, a year of adaptation, innovation and mutual support. Together we explored new methods of interaction, of living together while protecting...

On 19 May 2021, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), in collaboration with Global Diligence LLP, Truth Hounds and Norwegian Helsinki Committee submitted a...

(Vienna, 13 May, 2021) -- Turkmenistani security officials have questioned and threatened a 14-year-old boy in retaliation for the outspoken views of his uncle,...

The Human Rights Impact Hub is calling for applications from lawyers and environmental rights defenders from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova who...

Chechen police abducted Magomed Gadaev, an asylum seeker from Chechnya, in the Russian Federation, and a key witness in a high-profile torture investigation against...

On 10 March 2021, Russian-Ukrainian journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko was detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) in Russian-occupied Crimea. The day before, Yesypenko had...

The Belarusian authorities are conducting a targeted campaign of intimidation against civil society in an effort to silence all critics of the government. Following...

This joint report by Belarusian PEN Centre, Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Truth Hounds, presents information obtained from...