Yearly Archives: 2019

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....

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

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...

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...

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...

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.