Mika belonged to a period that retains a persistent nostalgia of the irresistible desire to break through the wall, sustained by the memory of the first generation of Soviet dissidents.
Preliminary findings of the fact finding mission of the Civic Solidarity Platform to Yerevan, Armenia, 28 July - 1 August 2016.
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.
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.
Mika belonged to a period that retains a persistent nostalgia of the irresistible desire to break through the wall, sustained by the memory of the first generation of Soviet dissidents.read more >
The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately release and drop the criminal case against Natig Jafarli of the Republican Alternative Movement (ReAl), the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) said.read more >
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“Prove They Are Alive!” campaign expresses its strong disappointment and regret at the failure of the government of Turkmenistan to provide a substantive reply to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on its decision on the case of Boris Shikhmuradov within the period established by the Committee.read more >
An open statement to the Russian Prosecutor General requesting that he take steps to immediately free Evgeny Vitishko, a Russian environmental activist who is in a penal colony on trumped up charges.read more >
A new report issued by the Helsinki Committee of Armenia states that over the period of time from 17 July to 5 August 2016 the rights of many citizens guaranteed by the Constitution of Armenia, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, domestic legislation and other documents were violated by the actionread more >
Preliminary findings of the fact finding mission of the Civic Solidarity Platform to Yerevan, Armenia, 28 July - 1 August 2016. Backgroundread more >
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