12 Sep 2014 by Ludwig Boltzmann

KYRGYZSTAN: NGO representative visits BIM to report about recent raids and intimidation of human rights defenders

The “Human Rights Movement: Bir Duino – Kyrgyzstan” is a Kyrgyz NGO fighting for the protection of human rights, which focuses on the right to freedom of association and defending human rights activists in Kyrgyzstan. It also organizes a yearly human rights film festival in Bishkek.

Ms. Lira Ismailova, who works for Bir Duino, visited the Human Dignity and Public Security Team last Friday to give a detailed account of the recent and worrisome incident in the regional office of Bir Duino in Osh. A summary of the events can be found here.

More information about our current project in Kyrgyzstan can be found here.