This update covers developments affecting freedom of expression, association and assembly in Turkmenistan from January to March 2018. It has been prepared by International...

A new report jointly published by seven NGOs documents the increasing risks facing those who stand up for justice and human rights in Central...

Since the start of 2018, Turkmenistan has continued to experience the worst economic crisis to hit the country since its independence in 1991. People have been...

Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR) and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) are alarmed at yesterday’s abduction of animal rights defender Galina Kucherenko...

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....

Two outspoken women activists were threatened and harassed in recent days in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan’s capital, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, International Partnership for Human...

The campaign of the Turkmenistani government against civil society activists, journalists and others who criticize the current state of affairs in the country shows...

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...