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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...

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...

Yesterday morning Aiman Umarova found the family dog killed in her garden. The killing of her dog is the latest of a series of...

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...

The Uzbekistani authorities should end the harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders, Agzam Turgunov and Dilmurod Saidov, and allow them to continue their...

Amnesty International, the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), and the Norwegian...

On 24 June 2019, the fifteenth round of the EU-Uzbekistan Human Rights Dialogue will take place in Brussels. A briefing paper prepared for the dialogue...

A travesty of justice and a dire warning to human rights defenders to stop documenting the abysmal human rights situation in Russia’s Chechnya On 18 March...

International Partnership for Human Rights, the NGO Coalition against Torture and Impunity in Tajikistan and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Poland) prepared a joint...

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...

At 06:00 a.m on 27 March 2019, Russian security forces (siloviki) began carrying out a coordinated large-scale operation across the Crimean Peninsula. Doors were...

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...

Today is a very special day for IPHR. We are happy and excited to present our Annual Report 2019! This day was chosen on...

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...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and five of its partners sent a joint letter to the EU’s High Representative Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini...

The annual EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting is scheduled to take place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on 7 July 2019. Ahead of this meeting, International Partnership...

On 18 June 2019, International Partnership for Human Rights, Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights and Human Rights Watch sent a joint letter to the...

Kirill Koroteev specialises in taking cases to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and has an impressive win/loss record in cases. Previously he...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKUa2TDzykM In Tajikistan, most hospitals, schools and government buildings including those where people apply for social security assistance are inaccessible to persons with disabilities. Very...

Meet Zohrab Ismayil, civil activist and human rights defender from Azerbaijan. Zohrab's path to civic activism began from journalism. As a journalist, he focused...

Meet Leyla Mustafayeva, a journalist from Azerbaijan and the wife of investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli. Her husband was kidnapped in Georgia in May 2017...

Meet Rasul Jafarov, a lawyer and a leading human rights defender from #Azerbaijan. He is the first to tell his story for #meetyourdefender campaign. https://youtu.be/rItz-7wXo1I Rasul's...

Human rights concern us all, especially when they are denied. Most of us at some time or another have done (or wish we could...