Statement: The negative attitude of the Russian Federation towards the Platform is due to the revelations by Golos Association, which is a Russian member of the Platform
The negative attitude of the Russian Federation towards the Platform is due to the revelations by Golos Association, which is a Russian member of the Platform. Those revelations always expose electoral fraud and violations in the RF. Golos was labelled a “foreign agent” by the RF Ministry of Justice yet in 2014, and the persecution and restrictions against its members as well as the attempts to discredit them are of a continuous nature.
“New Generation” Humanitarian NGO views this as prevention of the normal working process of the NGO by special authorities and strictly condemns such actions.
The NGO would like to express concern on this issue and also state that it will continue the implementation of human rights defender’s, healthcare and charity missions set before the NGO in accordance with the International legal acts and as provided for by RA legislation and in-state legal acts.
Statement by Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform Russia: Wave of Violence Against Civic Activists must be Stopped
We, members of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), express our deepest concern over the reported wave of tortures, ill-treatment, and enforced disappearance of activists of the anti-fascist movement in Russia committed by Russian Federal Security Service in recent months.
15 Years of Secrecy and Despair: Urgent International Actions are Needed to End Disappearances in Turkmen Prisons
Appeal of the Turkmen public to participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in connection with the 15th anniversary of the OSCE Moscow Mechanism report on Turkmenistan
STATEMENT On the physical and psychological violence against Marina Khachatryan, the member of “Yerkir Tsirani” community
The public display of the force one more time proves and highlights the propoganding and disseminating tendencies of the current impunity, as well as the culture of resovling the violation issues by the ruling party’s administration
We call on international organizations and foreign governments to follow Titiev’s case closely and to bring our concerns to the attention of the authorities in the Russian Federation. Russia must abide by its international human rights obligations and OSCE commitments.
Safeguarding civil society participation in the Helsinki process – a matter of the OSCE’s raison d’être
We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), believe that restricting civil society participation in the work of the OSCE would be a tremendous setback for the Helsinki process and a betrayal of the spirit and founding values of this unique peace advancement initiative.
According to Sakunts, those who believe that visa liberalization may cause an increase in emigration, base their opinion on the thesis that the reforms prescribed by the agreement will not be implemented.
Tajikistan should mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by ratifying the Disability Rights Convention
One hundred local, regional and international civil society organizations and independent experts jointly issuing this statement call on Tajikistan to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated annually on 3 December, by swiftly ratifying the Convention.
EaP CSF Armenian National Platform statement On the Signing of Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union
National Platform is confident that the Agreement establishes realistic grounds to develop comprehensive economic and political relationship between the EU and Armenia and carry out fundamental reforms in our country.
Turkmenistan: Attack on the Home of Prominent Turkmen Human Rights Defender Farid Tukhbatullin’s Mother
We voice our strong protest and demand that the authorities of Turkmenistan stop their shameful and unlawful pressure on civic activists and journalists through persecution of their relatives and friends.
Approaches of “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative Regarding COMPREHENSIVE AND EXTENDED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT To Be Signed between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia
Based on both positive and negative experience of the civil society in establishing cooperation with international and national state institutes, its success and failures, “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative expects that the Civil Society Platform will not have a merely formal nature, but a real and substantial participation in the process of implementation of the Agreement.