"Нейтральный Туркменистан"
За демократию и права человека в Туркменистане    For Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan Armed Forces Reportedly Cross Afghanistan Border

Joshua Kucera

Turkmenistan's armed forces have entered the territory of Afghanistan in an apparent effort to drive back Taliban forces that had settled on the border between the two countries, Afghan residents have told the Turkmen service of RFE/RL.

The report is in Turkmen but has been translated into Russian by Alternative Turkmenistan News. It quotes residents of the Qaisar region of Afghanistan's Faryab province saying that Turkmenistan soldiers crossed the border about three months ago and have dug trenches and built fences. This would seem to be the latest escalation in an increasingly tense situation on the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border. Earlier, there had been reports of Turkmenistan border guards making incursions in Afghanistan, and the Turkmenistan armed forces carrying out exercises close to the border. But now… >> подробнее

Letter to Missions of OSCE Participating States on Day of Disappeared


The lack of OSCE commitment to prevent and combat the crime of enforced disappearances and the absence of this important subject on the agenda of the OSCE’s human dimension activities is a serious gap that should be addressed without delay.

On 30 August, the International Day of the Disappeared, the campaign has sent letters to missions of more than 20 OSCE participating states, including Swiss OSCE Chairmanship and the incoming Serbian OSCE Chairmanship. Below is the text of the letters. August 30, 2014 We are writing you on behalf of the international human rights campaign Prove They Are Alive!, which seeks to end forced disappearances in Turkmenistan and acts under the umbrella of the OSCE-wide NGO coalition, the Civic Solidarity Platform. Today, the campaign issued the attached press-release on the occasion of the International… >> подробнее

Turkmenistan: End Enforced Disappearances


For Immediate Release

Campaign Spotlights Dozens Who Have Heard Nothing about Imprisoned Relatives for More than a Decade.

(Geneva, August 29, 2014) – Dozens of people have been forcibly disappeared in Turkmenistan, some for more than a decade, a coalition of human rights groups called the Prove They Are Alive! campaign said today in connection with the International Day of the Disappeared, which is on August 30, 2014. The government of Turkmenistan should immediately inform the relatives of the disappeared of their fate and whereabouts and allow them access to their loved ones. Most of the disappeared were sentenced to lengthy prison terms in several massive waves of arrests and unfair trials on trumped-up… >> подробнее

28.08.2014 Ethnic Turkmens in Afghanistan stand up to Taliban
27.08.2014 Eleven-year wait on haj pilgrimage list?
24.08.2014 Turkmenistan: of deserts and despots
21.08.2014 Same court, same judge, same four-year prison sentence, different victim
19.08.2014 Is Turkmenistan’s Gas Flowing Toward a One-Country Policy?
19.08.2014 Is Turkmenistan Losing Iran As A Gas Customer?
12.08.2014 Here We Go Again
Год     Месяц    
23.08.2014, 07:05 Turkmen Defy Officials In Rare Public Protest
17.07.2014, 20:15 Central Asia Plus Japan Dialogue Holds Session In Bishkek
17.07.2014, 20:10 Turkmenistan To 'Widen' Diplomatic Ties With Kyrgyzstan
16.07.2014, 15:42 President Berdimuhamedov meets with representatives of Turkmenistan’s diplomatic missions abroad
13.07.2014, 13:09 Video Claims to Show Turkmen Fighter in Ukraine
09.07.2014, 23:41 OSCE Asks Turkmenistan To Prove They Are Alive
09.07.2014, 23:37 Family Of Turkmen Conscript Say He Died In Hazing Incident
05.07.2014, 08:49 Turkmen President reviews designs of facilities at Avaza National Tourist Zone
05.07.2014, 08:45 Central Bank of Turkmenistan issues new banknotes
28.06.2014, 08:46 Kremlin Tightens Requirements For CIS Citizens To Enter Russia
21.06.2014, 08:18 ​Turkmenistan, South Korea Sign USD 4 Billion Gas Processing Deal
12.06.2014, 07:33 WHO Awards Turkmen President For Antismoking Campaign
>> все новости