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Turkmenistan: Berlin Should Urge End to 'Disappearances’

Human Rights Watch

Leader’s Rare Visit to Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel should press President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan to end enforced disappearances and address other serious human rights problems in the country.

President Berdymukhamedov is scheduled to meet Chancellor Merkel l and other leading officials in Berlin on August 29, 2016, to discuss economic ties and other issues. Turkmenistan is one of the world’s most closed and repressive countries. The government tolerates no dissent, tightly controls all media, and arbitrarily bans people from leaving the country. It also refuses to reveal to family and loved ones the fate and whereabouts of dozens of people who were tried and imprisoned in the early 2000s. “This is one of those rare opportunities for a world leader to stand up for those in Turkmenistan… >> подробнее

Turkmen Dissident Attacked in Moscow

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The Prove They Are Alive campaign urges international organizations and Turkmenistan's partner countries to put pressure on the Turkmen authorities

24 August, 2016. While preparations to the adoption of the new constitution and presidential elections are under way in Turkmenistan, special services of this country have again stepped up persecution of exiled dissidents by its security agents. On 18 August 2016, former Turkmen political prisoner Akmuhammet Baikhanov was attacked by unidentified men in the town of Balashikha outside Moscow. According to Baikhanov, about 9 a.m., he parked his car in the parking lot and was walking down the sidewalk towards the apartment building where he lives, when suddenly a grey minibus caught up with him… >> подробнее

Belarus: Turkmen Dissident Arrested

Human Rights Watch

Turkmenistan Seeking Extradition on 2006 Case

Belarusian authorities are holding a former journalist from Turkmenistan on an extradition request by the Turkmen government, Human Rights Watch said.

They should immediately release the former journalist, Chary Annamuradov, and under no circumstances extradite or otherwise return him to Turkmenistan, where he would face torture and ill-treatment in custody. Annamuradov, 58, worked as an independent journalist in Turkmenistan in the 1990s but had to flee the country in 1999 due to persecution and obtained asylum in Sweden in 2003. He has both Swedish and Russian citizenship and continued to work as a journalist until 2008. “The Turkmen government has a long record of ruthlessly persecuting critics, including journalists,” said Rachel Denber… >> подробнее

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24.08.2016, 09:48 Turkmen President Slams Sports Chief Over Poor Olympic Showing
15.08.2016, 01:21 Mysterious Curfew Complicates Lives Of Turkmen City Residents
29.07.2016, 20:35 Kerry To Meet With Central Asian Counterparts
04.07.2016, 12:01 Turkmenistan Pardons 612 Prisoners, Including 26 Foreigners
22.06.2016, 18:33 European Parliament suspended its approval of the PCA with Turkmenistan
19.05.2016, 08:00 EU-Turkmenistan Human Rights Dialogue
16.05.2016, 21:33 Tens Of Thousands Of Hazara Rally In Kabul Over Power Project
06.05.2016, 21:31 Turkmenistan Starts Indoor Games Countdown With 500-Day Horse Race
03.05.2016, 22:46 Report Says Worldwide Religious Freedom Deteriorates
10.04.2016, 07:49 Turkmen Leader Dismisses Economic Officials
09.04.2016, 10:55 Turkmenistan To Require HIV Test For Those Seeking Marriage License
16.03.2016, 21:45 Turkmen President in Pakistan For Talks On TAPI Pipeline
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