Press-releases and statements

Kyrgyzstan: President Should Veto Anti-Gay Legislation

Washington June 24, 2015 In response to parliament’s passage in its second reading of the law banning “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations,” Freedom House issued the following statement: “This law banning ‘propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations’ is discriminatory and cruel,” […]

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Freedom House statement about the attack in honor of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Following the attack on an event commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Freedom House issued the following statement: “Freedom House condemns all acts of violence against peaceful civic gatherings, and calls on the Kyrgyz […]

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Kyrgyzstan: Cease Harassment of Human Rights Defenders

Washington – March 30, 2015 — In response to authorities in Kyrgyzstan searching the offices of the human rights organization Bir Duino–Kyrgyzstan in the city of Osh as well as the homes of its employees on March 27, Freedom House issued […]

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Freedom House Statement on Criminal Investigation in Kyrgyzstan

For more than a decade, Freedom House has worked in the Kyrgyz Republic. We have been with the people of Kyrgyzstan through good times and bad. Alongside other international and local civil society organizations, we have worked closely with the […]

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WORK OF FREEDOM HOUSE IN KYRGYZSTAN

Washington – September 24, 2014 For over 70 years Freedom House has championed human rights and democracy around the world, criticizing abuses wherever they occur and whatever their source. Over more than a decade of work in Kyrgyzstan, Freedom House […]

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