Freedom of expression & the media

Freedom of expression & the media

Following the mass arbitrary restrictions of rights and freedoms of the people by state representatives in Nur-Sultan and Almaty on 9 and 10 June...

The tenth round of the EU-Kyrgyzstan Human Rights Dialogue will take in Brussels on 27 May 2019. A briefing paper prepared for the dialogue...

The Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and the Rule of Law (KIBHR) and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) are seriously concerned about the...

This report reviews the protection of freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Turkmenistan from the end of December 2018 to the end...

Despite commitments by President Jeenbekov’s government to improve the human rights situation in Kyrgyzstan, and achieve a more constructive relationship with civil society, human...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), together with 9 human rights, media and Internet freedom organisations, calls on Russian President Vladmir Putin, not to...

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...

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...

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...

During the reporting period, the economic crisis deepened in Turkmenistan, with residents forced to stand in line to buy bread and other necessities...