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Wings of Freedom

Erkindik Kanaty (Wings of Freedom)


Erkindik Kanaty (Wings of Freedom) is a youth human rights movement that promotes human rights and freedoms through public protection, educational programs, research, monitoring and participation in lawmaking. Erkindik Kanaty conducts independent election observation.


Human rights defenders (HRDs) in Kazakhstan are faced with physical and verbal threats, acts of intimidation, judicial harassment, and arbitrary detention; their work continues to be hindered by legislative obstacles that vastly infringe on the rights to freedom of association, assembly, and expression, as well as human rights monitoring and promotion.