Central Asia

The region is characterised by widespread corruption when it comes to accessing the justice system. In Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan freedom of speech and freedom of assembly are systematically violated on an ongoing basis. Human rights defenders are under constant pressure and scrutiny. Civil Rights Defenders has been involved in monitoring the situation in Central Asia for years, and strive to support human rights defenders who work in a region where they encounter many obstacles from the authoritarian regimes as they carry out their vital work advocating for human rights.

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