Lack of respect for human rights is pervasive across the entire region of Eurasia. Regime critics and dissidents are imprisoned on political grounds, and freedom of expression is heavily restricted. Repressive laws are adopted regularly, making it increasingly difficult for human rights defenders to carry out their work. The situation in Ukraine is particularly difficult because of the war.
We have worked to empower human rights defenders and monitor the developments in the region since the organisation was founded 40 years ago.Learn more