Uzbekistan: Civil Society Calls on Authorities to Register the Independent Human Rights Organization Human Rights House
Nov 10, 2021
Freedom Now and 26 international human rights organizations call on Uzbekistan to register an NGO created by a former political prisoner.
Oct 15, 2021
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has found Kazakhstan violated international human rights law by imprisoning eight Muslim men who were members of a religious-themed WhatsApp group.
Oct 13, 2021
Freedom Now and the international law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP have filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Turkmen lawyer Pygamberdy Allaberdyev
Sep 27, 2021
Freedom Now welcomes the release of journalist Mohamed al-Bambary from wrongful detention in Morocco.
Sep 22, 2021
As the world works to address the immediate humanitarian concerns in Afghanistan, the nations of Central Asian prepare to adjust to a new status quo.
Sep 8, 2021
On September 7, 2021, Freedom Now filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Sri Lankan poet Ahnaf Jazeem.
Aug 9, 2021
Freedom Now and seven human rights organizations call on Kazakhstan’s government to release labor activist Erzhan Elshibayev from wrongful detention.
Aug 5, 2021
Freedom Now joins eight international human rights organizations in calling on President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to immediately prohibit torturous exams.
Jul 9, 2021
Freedom Now strongly condemns the recent treatment of labor activist Erzhan Elshibayev by prison authorities and calls on the government of Kazakhstan to immediately quash his conviction, release him from detention, and ensure he is provided with urgent medical and psychological care.
India: UN Declares Detention of Human Rights Activist GN Saibaba to be a Violation of International Law
Jun 17, 2021
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has found the Government of India violated international human rights law by imprisoning academic and human rights activist G.N. Saibaba.
Kazakhstan: UN Declares Detention of Labor Activist Erzhan Elshibayev to be a Violation of International Law
Jun 2, 2021
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has found Kazakhstan violated international human rights law by imprisoning labor rights activist Erzhan Elshibayev, in response to a petition filed by Freedom Now.
May 14, 2021
Freedom Now, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and 10 other international human rights organizations have sent a letter to President Biden urging his administration to take action to help facilitate the lifting of the travel ban imposed on Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain Alhathloul.
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