Monthly Archives: February 2019
RussiaStatements & Press ReleasesFebruary 2019
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...
UzbekistanReports & Briefing PapersFebruary 2019
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.
KazakhstanReports & Briefing PapersFebruary 2019
Kazakhstan: Reinforced authoritarianism – Sentencing of opposition activists, surveillance of citizens
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...