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.
The Civic Solidarity Platform, a collation of 60 human rights NGOs of the OSCE region, calls upon the authorities of Azerbaijan to release the human rights defender Rasul Jafarov and stop putting the pressure on the civil society of the country.
Civic Solidarity Platform urged Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, to immediately address the authorities of Ukraine with an appeal to put end to violence and to launch an international investigation into the excessive use of force at EuroMaydan.