We, the members of the NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, are deeply concerned and outraged regarding the case of an independent Tajikistani journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov, who faces political persecution by Tajikistan authorities for uncovering government corruption and criticizing the regime of president Emomali Rahmon.
“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.
As the Azerbaijani regime steps up its repression of human rights defenders and independent NGOs, Western companies are entering into sponsorship agreements with the Baku authorities for Baku2015, the first ever European Olympic Games.
The Baku-based Art for Democracy campaign has launched a new fundraising campaign through the crowdfunding website Indiegogo. Art for Democracy is seeking contributions for an exciting new website that will support the promotion of human rights and democratic reform in Azerbaijan.