Prove They Are Alive!
За демократию и права человека в Туркменистане  For Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan
Bribery Scandals Galore as Anti-Graft Body Gathers Strength


Another wave of corruption and bribery-related scandals is sweeping through Turkmenistan. The details were aired publicly during extended highlights of the July 7 Cabinet meeting led, as ever, by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.

The meeting was the first outing for the head of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes, which was created last month, and culminated with the firing of Construction and Architecture Minister Chary Atayev. According to anti-economic crimes agency chief Mammethan Chakyev, the ministry was riddled with corruption. Chakyev said that close associates of Atayev that had been promoted within the ministry had taken bribes from private companies doing construction work for the government. Furthermore, the construction ministry had allowed the overpayment of funds out of the state budget for… >> подробнее

Central Asia: All Together Now

Bilahari Kausikan,
S. Frederick Starr,
Yang Cheng

Asia's Game of Thrones

It may be too much to expect external powers to abstain from interfering in the process of regional self-definition that is going forward today in Central Asia. Nonetheless, it would be wise for them to do so.

After a quarter century of independence, the fragmentation of Central Asia is evident to all. A senior official there might justifiably complain about how each country “[is] pursuing its own limited objectives and dissipating its meager resources in the overlapping or even conflicting endeavors of sister states.” He might conclude that such a process,” carries the seeds of weakness in [the countries’] incapacity for growth and their self-perpetuating dependence on the advanced, industrial nations.” One can also imagine that another Central Asian official, seeking an alternative, might propose… >> подробнее

Appeal to the United Nations Secretary General
Regarding His Visit to Turkmenistan

The “Prove They Are Alive!” campaign

Up to 150 prisoners are kept in full isolation in Turkmenistan. This is the largest number of enforced disappearances in peaceful times in Europe and Eurasia.

His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres United Nations Secretary General Cc: Mr. Zeid Ra`ad Al Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Dear Secretary General Guterres: We, members of the international human rights campaign “Prove They Are Alive!”, appeal to you to use your authority when meeting with leaders of Turkmenistan, including President Berdymukhamedov, to demand that the Turkmen authorities put an immediate end to the shameful practice of enforced disappearances in the country’s prisons and immediately provide the families of the disappeared in Turkmenistan information… >> подробнее

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25.05.2017 Statement on the occasion of the International week of the disappeared
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15.05.2017 Turkmenistan Gets Low Scores For Olympic-Sized Sports-Infrastructure Investment
14.05.2017 Death and Corruption at the Top of the Tree
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08.06.2017, 20:54 Turkmenistan To Abolish Free Utilities For All But The Neediest
05.06.2017, 10:16 New Body To Fight Economic Crimes, Reshuffles Reported In Turkmenistan
12.05.2017, 13:24 Implementation of ombudsman law in Turkmenistan in focus of roundtable discussion
06.05.2017, 16:05 Turkmenistan's Top Prosecutor Fired For 'Failing To Fight Corruption'
30.04.2017, 19:35 Turkmen President Wins Horse Race As Country Marks National Horse Day
27.04.2017, 18:50 Turkmenistan: Staying At The Bottom
20.04.2017, 16:37 The ACCI Concerned About an Increase In Insecurity In Areas TAPI Is Expected To Pass Through
19.04.2017, 01:51 Turkmen, Kazakh Presidents Sign Strategic Partnership Treaty
17.04.2017, 19:32 Turkmen President Pushes Drive To Make Country Tobacco-Free By 2025
06.04.2017, 23:37 Turkmen President Fires Longtime Energy-Sector Official
01.04.2017, 17:07 Turkmenistan, Belarus Launch USD 1 Billion Potash Fertilizer Plant
22.03.2017, 15:00 Turkmen President's Son Becomes Senior Lawmaker In Parliament
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