Joint statements

Civic Solidarity Platform call on the members of Kyrgyzstan’s parliament to reject the “foreign agents” bill, which poses a serious threat to Kyrgyzstan’s civil society
On April 17 2015, the de facto Security Committee (or the KGB) of the separatist Transnistrian region of Moldova issued a statement describing civil society organisations which receive funds from abroad and are active on the territory of Transnistria as a threat to Transnistrian security.
In December 2014, Kostanay City Court ordered the Department of Internal Affairs of Kostanay region to pay compensation to Rasim Bayramov for torturing him in 2008. Police and procuracy did not accept the ruling and Kostanay Regional Court will consider the police appeal on 5 February 2015.
A call to the Council of Europe to suspend Azerbaijan’s membership
Recommendations on a wider civil society inclusion in the OSCE response to the crisis in and around Ukraine and challenges to the comprehensive security concept – adopted at the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference in Basel on 3 December 2014.
Rising intolerance, discrimination, and hate crimes pose a major risk for security and require a coordinated response from the OSCE
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 funding for their work.
Coalition of human rights organizations call for the immediate release of Azerbaijan’s political prisoners.
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.
The Civic Solidarity Platform draws your attention to the issue of unfair trials in countries of the former Soviet Union. We acknowledge that concerns surrounding unfair trials are not unique to these OSCE participating States, but also merit attention in other parts of the OSCE region.
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform condemn the current, unprecedented crackdowns on independent human rights NGOs and their members now witnessed in Russia and Azerbaijan.
An overview of positive developments and ongoing concerns regarding torture and other ill-treatment in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
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