"Нейтральный Туркменистан"
За демократию и права человека в Туркменистане    For Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan
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

Ethnic Turkmens in Afghanistan stand up to Taliban

Dzhumaguly Annayev

Militants' lawlessness and arbitrary misdeeds are causing the ethnic Turkmen community in Afghanistan to take up arms.

Pakistan helps young IDPs continue schooling Tensions in the provinces bordering Turkmenistan have soared as the Taliban have sought to impose on these once-quiet areas their ideas in flagrant violation of laws, traditions and Islamic teachings. «To justify their appearance in lands alien to them, the Taliban claim that all land belongs to the Almighty one,» Afghan MP Nazari Turkmen said. «They don't recognise any borders and pop up anywhere they choose, to start killing those unwilling to succumb to their rule.» «In such an arbitrary and lawlessness environment… >> подробнее

Eleven-year wait on haj pilgrimage list?

Felix Corley

Turkmenistan's government sought and received approval from the Saudi Arabian authorities for just 650 Muslims to travel on the haj pilgrimage to Mecca in October, a Saudi consular official told Forum 18 News Service from the capital Ashgabad.

Although an increase on the usual 188 in the state-sponsored group, this is just under a seventh of the haj quota allocated by the Saudi authorities. «Turkmenistan is one of the governments not doing all it can to help pilgrims,» the Saudi official noted. «We're trying to help them.» Muslims in one of the country's six administrative divisions have to wait up to eleven years to reach the top of the haj waiting list, an official of Balkan Region Religious Affairs office told Forum 18. He said that 21 pilgrims from his Region are due to be selected soon to travel this year, the same number… >> подробнее

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23.08.2014, 07:05 Turkmen Defy Officials In Rare Public Protest
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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
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