Prove They Are Alive!
  For Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan
Top USCIRF officials: Supporting Turkmenistans dictator is not in the interest of the United State

The Prove They Are Alive! Campaign

Statement by the Prove They Are Alive! Campaign

Prove They Are Alive! campaign welcomes the statement of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom officials that the U.S. government should hold Turkmenistan accountable for its many human rights violations.

On June 24, 2020, two top US officials from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, the chair of the Commission Gayle Manchin, appointed by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, and member of the Commission Gary Bauer, appointed by President Donald Trump, authored an article for Eurasianet that criticizes gross human rights violations in Turkmenistan and calls for tougher U.S. policies towards the authoritarian state.

Supporting an outlandish dictator who tramples on the basic rights of his people is not in the interest of the United >>

Its my party, and Ill go if I want to


Micromanagement, avoidance, and the regimes helpless fig-leaf this and more in our weekly Turkmenistan bulletin.

It is party time in Turkmenistan as the president marks his milestone 63rd birthday the age at which the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have died.

Foreign-based opponents to Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedovs regime, however, decided to mark the eve of the occasion, on June 28, in less celebratory manner, by gathering for protest pickets in places like the UN headquarters in New York and the Turkmen Embassy in Washington. Similar demos have been organized in Istanbul and Northern Cyprus, which both have sizable Turkmen diasporas.

The pickets are small, but that >>

Turkmenistan Denies Apparent Covid-19 Outbreak

Human Rights Watch

Officials Withhold Information, Pressure Health Workers

Several organizations based in Europe with reliable sources inside Turkmenistan have reported widely about the spread of Covid-19 there.

Turkmenistan authorities are jeopardizing public health by denying an apparent outbreak of the coronavirus, Human Rights Watch said today. Officials claim there are no Covid-19 cases, silence health workers, and do not promote social distancing and other preventative measures.

The Turkmen government should urgently gather and publicize data about the course of the disease in the country, make testing widely available, and stop censuring health workers.

Every minute that Turkmenistans government conceals the truth about Covid-19 in the country, its putting lives and >>

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