What happened in Armenia: the CSP reports

Preliminary findings of the fact finding mission of the Civic Solidarity Platform to Yerevan, Armenia, 28 July - 1 August 2016.

Chancellor Merkel, take action on Askarov's case!

Civic Solidarity Platform urges German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue of the case of human rights defender Azimzhan Askarov during her visit to Kyrgyzstan.

Turkey arrests human rights defenders and journalists

Members of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, express their grave concern about the arrests of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the President of the Human Rights Foundation of Tur

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Chancellor Merkel, take action on Askarov's case!

Civic Solidarity Platform urges German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue of the case of human rights defender Azimzhan Askarov during her visit to Kyrgyzstan. Here is the full text of the letter:

Turkey arrests human rights defenders and journalists

Members of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, express their grave concern about the arrests of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the President of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), Erol Önderoğlu (journalist associated with Reporters Without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin in connection with their participation in the campai

Russian diplomat sent death threat to human rights adviocate

NGOs from around the world appeal to Russia's Foreign minister after a Russian diplomat sent death threats to Florian Irminger, Head of Advocacy of the Human Rights House Foundation, at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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IRCT concerned about ongoing police violence in Armenia

The IRCT is deeply concerned by reports of ongoing police violence, torture and ill-treatment of citizens in Armenia and calls on the authorities to refrain from further violations and to conduct impartial and effective investigation of all allegations in accordance with the international standards in the Istanbul Protocol.

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NGOs demand freedom for Evgeny Vitishko

An open statement to the Russian Prosecutor General requesting that he take steps to immediately free Evgeny Vitishko, a Russian environmental activist who is in a penal colony on trumped up charges.

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Report finds human rights violations during violent events in Armenia

A new report issued by the Helsinki Committee of Armenia states that over the period of time from 17 July to 5 August 2016 the rights of many citizens guaranteed by the Constitution of Armenia, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, domestic legislation and other documents were violated by the action

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