Torture & ill-treatment

Torture & ill-treatment

This week, on Thursday 30 October 2014, the human rights situation in Kazakhstan will be scrutinized in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review...

"Today, more than ever, it is important to stand up for human rights as these universal principles and those defending them are coming increasingly...

Participate in our quick online action to support victims of torture in Central Asia and share the action with your friends To mark this year’s...

Next spring Turkmenistan’s human rights record will be scrutinized in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a state peer review mechanism carried...

On 9 August, Uzbekistani journalist Bobomurod Abdullayev was arrested in Bishkek by officials of the State Committee for State Security (SKNB) of Kyrgyzstan. Amnesty...

At its current session in Geneva, on 21-22 November 2016, the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) will examine the situation in Turkmenistan. The Committee...

Uzbek authorities should ensure a thorough, impartial, and transparent investigation into the alleged torture of two brothers by the Uzbek National Security Service (SNB),...

 Brussels, 26 March 2015. The EU leaders should prominently address human rights issues with Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev, who is in Brussels for meetings...

The NGO coalitions against torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan together with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR, Poland) and International Partnership for...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) has joined several other human rights NGOs in making the following statement about imprisoned Uzbekistani human rights defender...