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:
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
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.
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform are extremely relieved that our colleague Rasul Jafarov and 13 other individuals unfairly and unjustly imprisoned in Azerbaijan have been pardoned, allowing them to be released and reunite with their families and loved ones.
Member organizations of the Civic Solidarity Platform have been deeply disturbed and shocked to learn of Uzbek authorities’ degrading and perverse treatment of well-known Uzbekistani human rights activist Elena Urlaeva on Sunday 31 May 2015.
Civic Solidarity Platform called on the OSCE Chairperson in Office, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić to speak out in support of imprisoned activists and journalists during his visit to Azerbaijan.
Dear Mr. Dačić,