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Political Prisoner Says Guards Beat Him, Refused Him Medicine The Tajik government should immediately and unconditionally release a seriously ill political activist who says he has...

On 16 March 2019, 51 political prisoners were released from prison following a pardon issued by the President of Azerbaijan in relation to the...

Today a court in Chechnya, Russia, sentenced human rights defender Oyub Titiev to four years in prison on trumped-up charges after an unfair trial....

Bishkek, Brussels, Paris, 12 March 2019: Although the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) ruled in 2016 that 67-year-old human rights defender Azimjan Askarov...

On March 6, Simon Papuashvili of the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Alexandre Prezanti of Global Diligence LLP filed their fourth communication...

Oyub Titiev, the head of Memorial Human Rights Centre’s Chechnya office, has been in custody since 9 January 2018. He has reiterated his innocence on multiple occasions...

Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) and the Uzbekistan-based NGO Restoration of...

End Surveillance, Ensure Former Prisoners’ Safety The Uzbekistani authorities should stop harassing human rights activists, including those recently released from prison, and ensure their safety,...

On 17-21 October, IPHR visited Uzbekistan for the first time since President Shavkat Mirziyoyev came to power, at the invitation of the government. Over...

IPHR and Association for Human Rights in Central Asia made a joint submission on Uzbekistan to the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) to provide input into the Committee’s preparation of the List of Issues that is scheduled to take place in April/May 2019.

Ongoing state surveillance and restrictions on freedoms of information and expression imposed by the authorities continue to be a cause of concern. The government passed a resolution that mandates government agencies to block internet and communications networks in a situation of “state of emergency...

During the reporting period, the economic crisis deepened in Turkmenistan, with residents forced to stand in line to buy bread and other necessities...

Following the Euromaidan Revolution in 2013, Ukraine has undertaken widespread reforms in the areas of human rights and fundamental freedoms, and overall, civil society groups have enjoyed more freedom...

The Kyrgyzstani authorities committed to improve the human rights situation in the country. On 10th December 2018, when speaking at a conference in the context of the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) prepared this report as part of its cooperation with the CIVICUS Monitor. It covers developments relating to civil society...

On the United Nations (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities the Tajikistani civil society organizations Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law...

This update covers developments on the freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression in Kazakhstan from July to September 2018. It was prepared by International...

Since the previous EU-Azerbaijan human rights dialogue in October 2017, the political context and human rights situation have not improved in the country. The...

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...

Ahead of the European Union-Kyrgyz Republic Cooperation Council, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Amnesty International, Norwegian Helsinki Committee and Human Rights Watch urge the EU...

On 5 October 2018, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) sent a letter to Federica Mogherini, High...

IPHR is recruiting a new colleague to work as Project Officer responsible for implementing selected projects and ensuring a close coordination with our partners...

On 5 October 2018, International Partnership for Human Rights and Association for Human Rights in Central Asia wrote to French President Emmanuel Macron asking him...

On 17 July 2018, an ethnic Ingush, Aslan Yandiev was extradited from Slovakia to Russian Federation. Amnesty International, the Human Rights League and International...

Emmanuel MACRON Président de la République française Palais de l'Elysée 55 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris Brussels, Baku, 18 July 2018   Dear President Macron, We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned at...