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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...

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...

This briefing was prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights for the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw, Poland in September 2019 and...

This update covers developments relating to civic space and the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Tajikistan from April to July 2019. International...

The authorities of Turkmenistan strictly control the dissemination of information about the situation in the country. State media focuses on the supposed well-being of...

This update covers developments on the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly in Kazakhstan from January to June 2019 and was prepared for...

This update covers events from 1st April 2019 to 30th June 2019 and was prepared by Legal Prosperity Foundation Kyrgyzstan and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR). During...

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...

This time IPHR team interviewed Anna Dobrovolskaya, an Executive Director of Human Rights Centre Memorial. Anna represents a young generation of HRD both in...

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...