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Civil society fears that draft legislation on communications, lawyers and religious practice currently under consideration in Kazakhstan may result in new restrictions on fundamental...

Turkmenistan hosted the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, or the so-called Asiada, in its capital Ashgabat from 17th to 27th September 2017....

Opinion polls predicted a tight race for the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan held on 15th October 2017. However, Sooronbay Jeenbekov from the ruling Social...

The first-ever major international sports event held in Turkmenistan, the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games or the so-called Asiada 2017, began with...

UN human rights bodies recently announced two important, precedent-setting decisions with respect to the exercise of fundamental freedoms in Kazakhstan. At the same time,...

Ahead of the presidential election scheduled for 15th October, pressure on critical voices is mounting in Kyrgyzstan. Recent alarming developments include: excessive compensation awarded...

On 9th June 2017 EXPO-2017, a specialised international exhibition, opened with great fanfare in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. The Kazakh government invested considerable resources into...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) have prepared the following CIVICUS Monitor update on the  most recent...

This update for the CIVICUS Monitor, prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Legal Prosperity Foundation (LPF) provides information on developments...

Following a spate of attacks, harassment and prosecutions Kazakhstan's embattled civil society continues to be targetted for exercising fundamental rights. A recent court ruling...