Law enforcement officers detain citizens in a hard manner during daytime. Human rights activists believe that law enforcement officers are violating the law by their actions.

Law enforcement officers detain citizens in a hard manner during daytime. Human rights activists believe that law enforcement officers are violating the law by their actions.A video was posted on social networks of the Kyrgyz internet segment, where law enforcement officers rudely detained citizens and forced them to get into Read more…

The World Health Organization has published interim recommendations on measures to prevent coronary disease (COVID-19) in places of detention

These recommendations are intended for prison staff and health professionals, as well as for their administrations. They provide useful information on the prevention and containment of COVID-19 outbreaks, as well as on the observance of important human rights elements in prisons and other places of detention.   WHO notes: “At Read more…

Statistics – In state AIS URCM (Unified Registry of Crimes and Misdemeanors) in 2019 were registered 186 cases of torture allegation and in 2018 were registered 377 cases on the same crime.

The Coalition against torture requested from the Office of Legal Statistics of Accounting of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Kyrgyz Republic to provide the statistics data on cases of torture allegation. (The right guaranteed by the law of the KR “On access to information held by state bodies and bodies Read more…

KYRGYZSTAN COUNTRY VISIT

The Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez visited the Kyrgyz Republic between 5 – 13 December 2011, at the invitation of the government. During the visit, the SRT toured detention facilities and met with government officials, civil society representatives, and victims. His findings and recommendations were published in the Read more…

HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION “JUSTICE” FROM KYRGYZSTAN BECOMES A MEMBER OF WORLD ORGANISATION AGAINST TORTURE

Human rights organization “Justice” from Jalal-Abad, the member of the Coalition against Torture, became the participant of World Organisation against Torture (organization Mondiale Contre la Torture OMCT – International Association of Nongovernmental Organizations).   World Organisation against Torture – one of the largest and the most influencial human rights organizations in Read more…