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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...

On Tuesday, 12 November, the UN Committee against Torture will review Uzbekistan's fifth periodic report on the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture...

This update covers developments concerning freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression in Kyrgyzstan from the beginning of July to the beginning of October...

This special issue prepared for the CIVICUS Monitor by the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA) and International Partnership for Human Rights...

Torture and ill-treatment continue to be of widespread concern in all Central Asian countries. Methods of torture which were recorded in Central Asia in...

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...

The next video of our #MeetYourDefender series is with Mykhailo Tarakhkalo - a human rights defender and lawyer working in the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights...
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The #MeetYourDefender campaign is back with a new inspiring hero. This time we interviewed Dilrabo Samadova - a human rights defender from Tajikistan. Dilrabo told...

The Coalition for the ICC and its members sent a letter to the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, calling for prompt ratification of the...
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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...
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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...