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24 February 2021 Mr. Sadyr Japarov President  Republic of Kyrgyzstan   Dear President Sadyr Japarov, On behalf of Human Rights Watch, please accept my regards. I am writing at the outset of your tenure as President to raise Human Rights Watch’s…
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Summary When Adinai was five years old, her mom, Aida Mysalieva, began to worry: unlike other children her age, Adinai did not speak. Aida had every ambition of enrolling her daughter in a mainstream school. But when she was six, a doctor recommended…
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(Berlin, December 10, 2020) – Thousands of children with disabilities in Kyrgyzstan are segregated in residential institutions where they can experience neglect, inappropriate medical treatment, and discrimination, Human Rights Watch said in a report…
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Bill on Denying Dictatorship-Era Abuses Would Criminalize Protected Speech

Click to expand Image General Augusto Pinochet, who from 1973 to…
General Augusto Pinochet, who from 1973 to 1990 led a military government in Chile responsible for extensive human rights abuses, in 1975.
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Item 6 – UN Human Rights Council

We cannot underscore enough our deep sadness and dismay that the Kyrgyz government took no action on Finland’s recommendation and Ireland’s statement to release the human rights defender Azimjon Askarov from prison. Instead authorities denied him adequate…