Protection of fundamental rights in Central Asia

A new monitoring report provides an overview of developments affecting the protection of fundamental rights in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan in April-June 2014.

Release researcher Alexander Sodiqov and drop all charges against him!

The Civic Solidarity Platform expresses its concern about the arrest of and allegations made against Mr. Alexander Sodiqov in Tajikistan and urges authorities of Tajikistan to immediately release him.

OSCE Asks Turkmenistan To Prove They Are Alive

On July 2, 2014, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly adopted its 

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Andrey Yurov, a prominent human rights defender, attacked in Russia

The attack took place around 6.20 p.m. on 1 July near Human Rights House in Voronezh. Andrey was attacked by two unknown men in balaklavas, who hit him several times and poured brilliant green antiseptic into his eyes, causing a light chemical burn. According to doctors, there is no grave threat to his life of health.

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Art for Democracy calls for support!

The Baku-based Art for Democracy campaign has launched a new fundraising campaign through the crowdfunding website Indiegogo. Art for Democracy is seeking contributions for an exciting new website that will support the promotion of human rights and democratic reform in Azerbaijan.

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