Civil Society: KYRGYZSTAN'S AKAYEV: THE REVOLUTION STOPS HERE. Erdin
27.12.2004 : UAA and UHRP Call on Kyrgyzstan to Respect Uyghurs'
UAA/UHRP Press Release Condemning Kyrgyzstan's violation of Uyghur civilliberties
27.12.2004 : KYRGYZSTAN: THE AUTHORITIES BANNED THE ASSEMBLY OF
UIGUR SOCIETY “ITTIPAK”
FIDH / OMCT URGENT APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY
KGZ 001 / 1104 / OBS 088.1 Enforced disappearance and Torture/Reappearance/Attempted
Kyrgyzstan December 3, 2004
03.12.2004: Human Rights Watch Open Letter to President Askar Akaev
01.12.2004: KCHR Prominent human rights defender Tursunbek Akunov
reterned home after 15 day of disappearance.
Front Line - Defenders of Human Rights Defenders
Human Rights Defender at Risk. The alleged “disappearance” of
- SOS! Since the project of OSCE in Kyrgyzstan for rendering assistance
began to work, the militia has not improved its activity, on the contrary,
even more it began to forge crimes and cover them from the account.
The country of "human rights": the police arrested a guitarist
in the center Bishkek, who was agitating people to go to a meeting against
authorities and to support T. Akunov
25.11.2004: FIDH/OMCT URGENT APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY
KGZ 001 / 1104 / OBS 088, Alleged enforced disappearance
Kyrgyzstan, November 25, 2004
23.11.2004: AKAYEV: DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT IS AN INTERNAL ISSUE
Democratic development is an internal issue, Kyrgyz President Akayev
says rejecting universality of human rights recognized in the UN conventions
For Immediate Release: Kyrgyzstan: Rights Defender Missing. (New York,
November 19, 2004)-A longtime human rights defender and political activist
in Kyrgyzstan has gone missing, Human Rights Watch said today.
Vienna, 19 November 2004. The International Helsinki Federation for
Human Rights (IHF) is deeply concerned by the disappearance of Tursunbek
Akunov, a Kyrgyz human rights activist who has been missing since 16
OMCT/FIDH URGENT APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY New Information KGZ 002 /
0803 / OBS 044.5 Physical attack Kyrgyzstan
November 11, 2004 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights
Defenders, a joint program of FIDH and OMCT, has received new information
concerning the following situation in Kyrgyzstan and requests your urgent
- Kurmanbek Bakiev: Numbers can be manipulated, but the life of citizens
do not become better from it.
09.11.2004: OMCT Assault/ Threats Case KGZ 091104
09.11.2004: CORRUPTION PLAGUES CENTRAL ASIA
01.11.2004: Agym : State Secretary and Deputy of Head of President
s Administration on their way to Issyk-Kul accidentally found out that
electro-energy is being stolen by President Akayev s older brother Asankul
PRESS FREEDOM: KYRGYZSTAN-New attacks on independent press by president
ILHF - President Askar Akaev Republic of Kyrgyzstan
October 29, 2004
Dear Mr. Akaev: The International League for Human Rights is deeply
concerned about continuous denial of conditional release to former vice
president and national security chief, Feliks Kulov, who is currently
the head of the opposition Ar-Namys Party. Kulov’s arrest is widely
regarded as politically motivated.
OPEN LETTER.To His Excellency Islam Karimov
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Paris-Geneva, October 28, 2004
CRS - Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the
19.10.2004: UN - COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION. Second periodic reports of States
parties due in 2001 KYRGYZSTAN 28 August 2002
International Secretariat of OMCT requests your URGENT intervention
in the following situation in Uzbekistan. Case UZB 151004 Incommunicado
Detention / Risk of Torture
15.10.2004: GOLD OF KYRGYZSTAN: THE TRUTH AND THE FICTIONS
The appendix to the information "Results of Kyrgyz Republic Jogorku
Kenesh Deputy Commission's work on gold".
15.10.2004: HRW & Labor Committee - Kyrgyz Republic
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2003
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
February 25, 2004
For the money he stole from Kyrgyzstanis A. Akayev bought a pent house
in Moscow near A. Pugacheva s house.
OSCE HUMAN DIMENSION IMPLEMENTATION MEETING
WARSAW - OCTOBER 2004
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Warsaw, 4-15 October 2004.
Interventions and Recommendations by the International Helsinki Federation
for Human Rights (IHF) The IHF has consultative status with the United
Nations and the Council of Europe.
APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY
KGZ 002 / 0803 / OBS 044.4
September 28, 2004
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint
program of FIDH and OMCT, has received new information concerning the
following situation in Kyrgyzstan and requests your urgent
KCHR: The ministry of justice determined that Kulov, who has right under
the law for probation, cannot be released. Legislation in this field
does not apply to Kulov, because he is the main opponent of Akaev. Laws,
state services, courts and everything else in Kyrgyzstan serve only
Akaev’s regime and cannot serve other individuals, especially if they
are not favored by Akaev. Following is the statement of the ministry
of justice released for press. Chairman of KCHR – Ramazan Dyryldaev
HRW: Dear President Akaev,
For more than a year, Human Rights Watch has been concerned about the
decline in state protection of civic freedoms in Kyrgyzstan and has
written to you requesting action on particular cases that illustrate
attack, Kyrgyzstan, July 21, 2004, The Observatory for the Protection
of Human Rights Defenders, a joint program of FIDH and OMCT, has received
new information concerning the following situation in Kyrgyzstan and
requests your urgent intervention.
12.07.2004: IHF: Open Letter
to Mr. M. Davey Director of Almaty office (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic
and Tajikistan) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development..
19.07.2004: EU-KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
COOPERATION, Human rights violations must not be under-evaluated..
Kyrgyzstan: Attack on the daughter of prominent...
We write in advance of the upcoming E. U.-Kazakhstan and E. U.-Kyrgyzstan
Cooperation Council meetings, to highlight some of Human Rights Watch's
principal human rights concerns in these countries, and to offer specific
suggestions for reform steps we would urge you to advance in your dialogues
with the respective governments...
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Kyrgyz Committee
for Human Rights (KCHR) express their deep concern over the violations
of human rights in Kyrgyzstan. The FIDH and the KCHR are preoccupied
by the harassment against civil society, as well as by the violations
of freedoms of assembly, association, and of press Freedoms of assembly
presentation to the un committee on the rights of the child pre-session
Rights in the OSCE region: Old Problems Persist - New Challenges Advance...
Rights in the OSCE region: Old Problems Persist - New Challenges Advance.
Summary of the IHF report Human Rights in the OSCE Region: Europe, Central
Asia and North America, Report 2004 (Events of 2003)...
deputies! According to the Decree of the KR Jogorku Kenesh (JK) Legislative
Assembly (LA) # 1442-11 from January 16, 2004 “About the violation of
constitutional rights of the KR JK LA deputies according to Article
2 of the Decree”, deputy Commission was created in order to conduct
a deputy investigation about the detection of illegal listening devices
and about legality of operational-searching activities in KR specially
authorized state agencies...
letter to Mr. Nikolai Tanaev, Prime Minister of Kyrgyz Republic from
OMCT anf FIDH...
letter of the Human Rights Watch...
Eviction of 64 Families in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan...
International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights would like to draw
your attention to the following incident that recently happened in Bishkek.
On 24 April, Chingiz Sydykov, a 21-year old student of the Kyrgyz National
University, who is a son of the journalist and chief editor of the newspaper
"Respublica" Zamira Sydykova, was brutally beaten near Cafe
April 18-19 in London, the annual meeting of European Bank for Reconstruction
and Development (EBRD) was held. KCHR took part in this meeting...
Civil Society Groups Face Harassment...
authorities violating human rights & prosecuting activists...
during the demonstration organized for F. Kulov's release, members of
militia from Pervomaiskyi Rayon Department of Internal Affairs arrested
human rights defenders and Kulov's supporters...
Crackdown Targets Dissident Muslim Women...
EBRD Leading by Example Decision to Cut Investment Over Rights Abuses
The Making of a Failed State...
18, 2004 members and supporters of KCHR in Vienna held a picket in front
of the Hofburgh Palace where at that day OSCE Constant council was held...
International League for Human Rights, expresses its concern about the
arrest and conviction of Nasrullah ibn Ibadullah...
Release FIDH. Visit of Mr. Christopher Patten, Commissioner of Foreign
Affairs of the European Commission, in Kyrgyzistan...
letter of the IHF to Mr. Aleksander Kwasniewski President of the Republic
Rights Developments in Kyrgyzstan in 2003...
International Secretariat of OMCT has been informed by the KCHR of the
arbitrary arrest and torture of five individuals accused of membership
in the Hizb-ut-Tahrir party in Kyrgyzstan...
letter of the IHF to Mrs. Nellia Beyshenalieva...
Human Rights Defender Detained...
Abuses Put U.S. Military Aid at Risk...
letter of the IHF to Islam Karimov...
letter of the ILHR to George W. Bush...
release of the Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights...
compiled after the regional conference "Human Dimension Commitments
in Central Asia: Achievements and Challenges" to the Bulgarian
Foreign Minister and the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Solomon Passy...
of Scott Horton concerning the continued detention of Felix Kulov...
letter from the ILHR to Askar Akaev...
of the Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights...
Beijing to blame for Kyrgyz crackdown...
Rhodes, IHF Executive Director: Dear Colleagues, thank you for your
participation in the Central Asian Regional Follow-up Conference of
the OSCE HDI Meeting “Human Dimension Commitments in Central Asia: Achievements
Dyryldaev: Dear Friends, dear guests of the Central Asian Regional
Follow-up Conference of the OSCE HDI Meeting “Human Dimension Commitments
in Central Asia: Achievements and Challenges”...
Parliament resolution on Turkmenistan...
diplomat: un censure serves as "foreign policy signal"...
Observatory has been informed by Press Freedom and the Kazakhstan-based
International Bureau for Human Rights and the Rule of Law (KIBHRL),
that Mr. Sergei Duvanov, chief editor of the news bulletin “Human Rights
in Kazakhstan and in the world” published by KIBHRL was released on
probation after being imprisoned since October 2002...
Release Imprisoned Rights Defender...