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Kazakhstan: Civil Society Groups Call for Investigation into January 2022 Events

Kazakhstan: Civil Society Groups Call for Investigation into January 2022 Events

Six months after the deaths of over 240 people and hundreds were allegedly subjected to torture and other ill-treatment, there has been no accountability for the victims and their families. To ensure justice the Kazakhstani government needs to take urgent action to set up a fully independent investigation with the input of recognized independent international experts.

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Blog Post: Afghan Women Need International Support

Blog Post: Afghan Women Need International Support

In 1977, the UN invited member states to recognize March 8 as a day to celebrate women’s rights and world peace. International Woman’s Day is widely celebrated in countries around the world, including Afghanistan. It is observed as an official public holiday in 27 countries. Unfortunately, there is little to celebrate for women in Afghanistan today.

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New Alliance to Protect Human Rights in Afghanistan

New Alliance to Protect Human Rights in Afghanistan

A diverse array of human rights organisations have come together to establish an alliance to collectively monitor the dire human rights situation in Afghanistan and advocate for the protection of human rights and accountability for all violations and abuses.

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Request for Proposals: Small Grants Program

Request for Proposals: Small Grants Program

Freedom Now’s inaugural Small Grants Program will fund proposals between $2,000 and $10,000 focused on one or more of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan.

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Donate Today and Help Free a Prisoner of Conscience

Can you imagine a doctor being imprisoned just for treating a patient, or a journalist detained simply for publishing an article critical of his government?