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KCHR is created under the initiative of known human rights defender, the former deputy of Kyrgyz parliament Dyryldaev Ramazan, as the organization uniting the various groups interested in protection of human rights in Kyrgyzstan. The committee has been created in 1996 and now has more than 1000 members.
KCHR carries out the following basic programs:
• Struggle against torture. KCHR annually releases a report on torture in Kyrgyzstan, and also contributes to developing legislation in this area. The draft law developed by KCHR was accepted by parliament and signed by the president after criticism by international organizations. KCHR also monitors observance of the rights of prisoners and carries out rehabilitation of victims of tortures
o KCHR carries out projects against corruption, including monitoring and reporting on the use of foreign assistance by the government from donors such as the World Bank, IMF, EBRD, EU, and bi-lateral aid from foreign governments. KCHR carries out monitoring of corruption of some the ministries, high-ranking officials and members of their families.
• Rights of internal and external migrants. KCHR, together with one of the western lawyers and international NGOs, initiated submission of complaints to the European Court of Human Rights for arbitrary and illegal deportations of some migrants from Kyrgyzstan. KCHR carries out monitoring of crimes against migrants in selected countries
• KCHR in 2006-year has prepared the report on migration where conditions of migrants from Kyrgyzstan in Russia, and other aspects of migration is reflected and has developed recommendations. The report has been directed to government of KR. The government under recommendation of KCHR has accepted a number of measures on reduction of an external migration. This report also is distributed to participants of survey conference of OSCE in October 2006-year.
• And many other fields of human rights.
The main reason for this project is the big scale of labor migration, poverty and trade of people.
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Dyryldaev Ramazan Olokeevich was born in Kyrgyz Republic, graduated from Novosibirsk school of militia, the Kyrgyz national university - law department. In the past held various posts in system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of republic and the USSR (up to the head of department on struggle against the organized crime and corruption). From 1992 till 1995 Dyryldaev was deputy of Zhogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic. After dissolution of parliament in 1995 Dyryldaev has created the Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights (KCHR ) and began active struggle for human rights in Kyrgyzstan. Dyryldaev has created a huge international network on struggle for human rights. KCHR for fair struggle has quickly got the name of the reliable organization. It became one of the largest NGO's in Kyrgyzstan.
Emphasis of Work
The project is based on prevention of slavery and protection of human rights.