Political participation

Political participation

The Russian authorities deploy significant efforts to portray Russia as a functioning democracy, and to position its system of governance as a viable alternative...

CIVICUS and the International Partnership for Human Rights speak to Ulugbek Azimov, legal expert at the Legal Prosperity Foundation, about the protests that took...

This is an update on the protection of the freedoms of expression, association and assembly in Kyrgyzstan from October 2020 to January 2021. International...

IPHR is deeply concerned about the fate of Aleksei Navalny following his detention and urges the Russian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally. Aleksei...

As voters went to the polls on 10 January 2021 for a parliamentary election offering a meager selection of pro–government candidates, dozens of peaceful...

We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) – a network of human rights NGOs from across Europe, the former Soviet Union and North...

“Particularly at times of national emergency, it is of utmost importance that the rights of expression and access to information are safeguarded – and...

Background The Presidential elections in Belarus on 9 August 2020 were marred by mass falsification. Alexander Lukashenko’s declaration of victory was met by unprecedented public protest...

A new report, prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Baku Human Rights Club (BHRC), examines the measures taken by Azerbaijan’s government in...

The International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), together with civil society organisations and researchers from across the Former Soviet Union (FSU), are conducting a region-wide...