Freedom of expression & the media

Freedom of expression & the media

12 human rights groups call for journalist’s, others’ immediate release Uzbek authorities should ensure a thorough, impartial, and independent investigation into the alleged torture and...

We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to all the staff of Fergananews and, in particular, to Fergananews agency correspondent Hayotkhon Nasreddinov and...

The World Organisation against Torture (OMCT), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Institute for Peace and Democracy (IPD) have submitted a joint...

This update covers developments on the freedoms of expression, association and assembly in Kazakhstan from November 2017 to January 2018. International Partnership for Human...

In October 2017, Haethan Gairatovich Nasreddinov was detained in Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent and has since been held in the detention facility of the National...

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...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) condemns the conviction of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, who was sentenced to six years in prison today, after...

This update covers developments affecting civic space in Tajikistan since October 2017. It has been prepared for the CIVICUS Monitor by International Partnership for...

On 24th November 2017, Sooronbay Jeenbekov was inaugurated as Kyrgyzstan’s new president. He follows Almazbek Atambayev who led the country for six years but could...

This update covers developments on civic freedoms in Uzbekistan from September to December 2017. It has been prepared for the CIVICUS Monitor by International...