Ukraine: New Government must pursue deep reforms and fight impunity

A new government of Ukraine to be created after the parliamentary elections must pursue deep reforms and fight impunity for grave crimes

OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference 2014

The Civic Solidarity Platform invites representatives of NGOs from the OSCE region to participate in an OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference on 1-3 December 2014 in Basel, Switzerland.

Azerbaijan: Council of Europe must speak up against crackdown on human rights defenders

Azerbaijan should refrain from using spurious criminal charges to put its critics behind bars, according to a new report by ARTICLE 19, launched at the Council of Europe, as part of the International Partnership Group on Azerbaijan

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Use of psychiatry for political pressure is unacceptable!

Civic Solidarity Platform appeals to the international human rights community, as well as international and national professional associations of psychiatrists, about the ongoing practice whereby psychiatry is used for political purposes.

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Fundamental rights in Central Asia: July - October 2014

A new report provides an overview of human rights developments in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan in early July-early October 2014. The report addresses issues related to freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, equality before the law and non-discrimination, as well as access to justice.

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Turkmenistan: End Enforced Disappearances

Dozens of people have been forcibly disappeared in Turkmenistan, some for more than a decade, a coalition of human rights groups called the Prove They Are Alive! campaign said in connection with the International Day of the Disappeared, which is on August 30, 2014.

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