Tajikistan: Drop draft legislation restricting NGO access to funding

Almost a hundred civil society groups called on the government of Tajikistan to drop new restrictive draft legislation on NGOs and to respect the right of NGOs to have unhindered access to

‘No More Business As Usual’ for Azerbaijan

Coalition of human rights organizations call for the immediate release of Azerbaijan’s political prisoners.

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

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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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Civil society demands investigation of journalist’s murder

On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, 2 November, international organisations called upon the Head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, to help end the cycle of impunity for attacks on those who exercise their right to free expression in Russia.

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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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