Posts Tagged ‘Eurasia Review’

Critically Ill Human Rights Defender Abdurasul Khudoynazarov Freed in Uzbekistan

June 6, 2014

A court in Uzbekistan ordered the release of a human rights defender on medical grounds on 31 May 2014. The Uzbek government should now meaningfully investigate credible allegations that Abdurasul Khudoynazarov was tortured and denied appropriate medical care in prison, and allow him to resume his human rights work.

via Uzbekistan: Critically Ill Activist Freed | Eurasia Review.

India should end funding restraints on Human Rights Defenders, Says HRW

November 5, 2013

The Indian government should vigorously investigate allegations that officials are using the law on foreign contributions to repress groups critical of the government, Human Rights Watch said on 31 October 2013.

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The government should amend the 2010 Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to protect the right to freedom of association and expression. Read the rest of this entry »