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The regime in Turkmenistan remained deeply authoritarian. Serious human rights violations were routine. The right to health was violated in the context of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The authorities continued to deny that there were any cases of COVID-19 despite evidence...
Europe and Central Asia Disappearances

Amnesty International urges Turkmenistan to resolve all enforced disappearances and end criminalization of same sex relations. Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Turkmenistan

Amnesty International welcomes Turkmenistan’s cooperation with the UPR and its acceptance of 172 of the 191 recommendations made to it. These include recommendations to cooperate with UN human rights mechanisms, to promote gender equality, and to combat violence against women. Amnesty International...
Burkina Faso Armed Conflict

Wire, January/February 2014. Vol. 44, issue 001

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights 3) My body my rights 4) Morocco: Remembering Amina 5) El Salvador: ‘I admire Beatriz- What a strong woman’ 6) Ireland: The tragedy that broke the silence 7) Nepal: Speaking out – a first step to taking control 8)...