On the results of the ongoing work of the Human Rights Movement "Bir Duino-Kyrgyzstan" on the settlement and monitoring of the armed conflict in Batken oblastМай 28.2021
In order to document the facts of armed aggression that happened from April 29 to May 2, 2021 by Tajikistan against Kyrgyz Republic an expert working group was formed by Bir Duino - Kyrgyzstan together with NGO "Ensan Diamond", the Union of Filmmakers of KR with the information support of public television and radio channel Yntymak. The route and schedule for visits from 4 to 6 May 2021 to 17 villages in the conflict zones was designed to collect and document the facts of victims and survivors among the civilians of the Leilek region, Isfana and Batken.
The expert mission conducted focus groups, interviews with captives, women and children, detailed photo and video materials, three video stories documenting the victims and destruction, as well as a documentary film on the case of the deceased 12-year-old Madina Rakhmatjanova and her family. Based on the results of the monitoring, all materials were submitted to the Office of the Ombudsman, the General Prosecutor's Office, the President's Office, and the Security Council. Recommendations were developed on the execution of the Istanbul Protocol by doctors for the victims, increasing efficiency in the distribution of humanitarian aid to the victims of the conflict, attracting the expert and technical assistance of international donors to promote the principles of International Humanitarian Law, on the UN Declaration on Women and Children in Conflict.
On May 18, 2021, at the initiative of the Human Rights Movement "Bir Duino - Kyrgyzstan" together with the Office of the Ombudsman, deputies of the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic, key members of the National Advisory Council (NAC) from state agencies of the Kyrgyz Republic, an expert forum on "Peace. SECURITY. DEVELOPMENT: LESSONS FROM MILITARY CONFLICTS ON THE BORDER OF BATKEN OBLAST". At the end of the forum the participants developed a final resolution on combating border conflicts, risks and threats to protect residents of border areas and local communities from acts of military aggression, violations and discrimination with a special focus on the observance of UN General Assembly Resolution 1325 on the importance of the role of women in preventing and resolving conflicts to maintain peace and security in conflict zones.