Central Asia Human Rights Reporting Project
Years active: 2009-2011
Central Asia Human Rights Reporting Project directly supports human rights defenders in all five Central Asian states by helping them develop efficient media and public outreach strategies to improve awareness and support and ensure human rights norms are respected and observed upon a daily basis across the region.
The project delivers sustainable partnerships between media outlets and practitioners and the community of human rights' defenders.
Funded by the European Commission and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry.
Unsurprisingly, independent team’s findings get mixed reaction in fraught political environment.
Higher electricity bills and tougher penalties for arrears are putting pressure on household consumers. By Nazarali Pirnazarov in Dushanbe
New watchdog designed to monitor “destructive” website content, but could that include political debate as well as extremist literature? By Milana Orazbekova in Almaty
New watchdog designed to monitor “destructive” website content, but could that include political debate as well as extremist literature?
Local journalists say the president’s call for reform is meaningless unless he is prepared to allow genuine freedom of speech.
New popular assembly seen as way of strengthening centralised control, not devolving decision-making.
Submitted to the 98th session of the United Nations Committee on Civil and Political Rights.
On the laws and practices of the Republic of Uzbekistan regarding the rights of citizens to free movement and choice of residence.