Input into the EU-Kyrgyzstan Human Rights Dialogue in a context of rapidly deteriorating situation

Open Letter
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Ahead of the Presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan scheduled for Autumn 2017, persecution of human rights defenders, journalists and opposition members severely intensified.

FIDH and its member organisations in Kyrgyzstan Human Rights Movement Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan, Human Rights Protection Centre Kylym Shamy and Legal Clinic Adilet consider the upcoming EU-Kyrgyzstan Human Rights Dialogue on 27 June 2017 in Brussels as a key opportunity for the EU to bring forward recommendations to the Kyrgyz authorities that are crucial for a conducive and peaceful electoral environment and a seamless power change.

On this occasion, FIDH and its member organisations in Kyrgyzstan publish an open letter to the EU.

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