Next spring Turkmenistan’s human rights record will be scrutinized in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a state peer review mechanism carried...

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...

The Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA, Uzbekistan, established by political emigres in...

The following written statement has been prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR, Belgium); Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of...

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

On 26 June, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as...

In a joint statement, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Alternative Turkmenistan News, Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian...

Following its March 2017 review of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Human Rights Committee - a key international human rights body – adopted conclusions and...

Today the annual EU-Turkmenistan Human Rights Dialogue will take place in Ashgabat, with a delegation from Brussels meeting with representatives of national authorities to...

We, the undersigning human rights NGOs, are deeply concerned about the serious and deteriorating situation for civil society  in Central Asia and call for...