We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), condemn the prison sentences handed down against Kazakhstani civil society activists Max Bokayev and Talgat Ayan in retaliation for their participation in peaceful land reform protests.
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform strongly condemn a violent attack in Sofia against Krassimir Kanev, one of the most prominent human right defenders in Europe and the chair of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC). BHC is the largest human rights organisation in Bulgaria and a member of our network.
Statement by the Turkmenistan Civic Solidarity Group, delivered by members of the Civic Solidarity Platform at the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on freedom of expression and freedom of the media on 28 October 2016 in Vienna.
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