Statements & Press Releases

Statements & Press Releases

Kazakhstan has been added to a global watchlist of countries that have recently seen a serious and rapid decline in fundamental freedoms. This watchlist...

Uzbekistan must cease all pressure, including intimidation and threats, against the family members of Kadyr Yusupov – a  former Uzbek diplomat currently being tried...

On 30 September 2019, the Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (VMRO), which is part of Bulgaria’s ruling government coalition, asked the Prosecutor General to initiate proceedings...

The space for civil society remains narrow in Central Asia as the authorities of the region restrict freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression...

We, the undersigned members of the NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, express our concerns at recent reports of law enforcement officials using arbitrary detention...

We, the undersigned more than 75 international, regional and Yemeni CSOs, call for the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to extend and broaden...

On the 10th anniversary of the murder of Natalia Estemirova, Chechnya’s most prominent human rights defender, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) joined eight international...

One night in July 2018 police officers drove up to Shahboz Ahmadov’s house in the southern Yavan district of Tajikistan and instructed the young...

Human rights defender Oyub Titiev was released on parole today after serving 17 months of a four-year prison sentence on fabricated charges. Titiev and...

At its June part-Session, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (further PACE) will vote on lifting the sanctions imposed on Russia after...