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EU statement on Human Rights in Turkmenistan


''Our international and OSCE commitments are clear: any forms of torture and ill-treatment are unequivocally prohibited, under all circumstances and without exemptions''


EU statement on Enforced Disappearances in Turkmenistan
OSCE Permanent Council, 12 April 2018

The European Union is concerned about reports that two further victims of enforced disappearances have died in prison in Turkmenistan. Mr. Begmurad Otuzov, former Head of the Investigative Department of the National Security Committee of Turkmenistan, reportedly died in prison in early February 2018 after more than 15 years in full isolation in Ovadan Depe prison, during which period he had no contact with the outside world. Mr. Allamurat Allakuliev, former… >> подробнее

Why Pakistan Is TAPI's Biggest Hurdle

Shoaib A. Rahim

The pipeline would bring substantial benefits to all 4 member countries. For Pakistan, that’s exactly the problem.

The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is unarguably one of biggest energy projects in the region. The planned pipeline has a total length of 1,814 kilometers: 214 km in Turkmenistan, 774 km in Afghanistan, and 826 km in Pakistan to reach Fazilka on the India-Pakistan border. The project is planned for 30 years, with a total estimated cost of USD 9.9 billion. The pipeline would have the capacity to supply 33 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas from the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves in Daulatabad of Turkmenistan; Pakistan and India would receive 42 percent… >> подробнее

Universal Periodic Review of Turkmenistan


Key Issues and Recommendations

Turkmenistan’s Initiative for Human Rights, International Partnership for Human Rights and Human Rights Watch presented a joint report in the UN office in Geneva.

Turkmenistan’s government has not implemented key recommendations it received during the 2013 UPR, and the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly; freedom from torture, arbitrary detention and enforced disappearances; freedom of movement; and adequate compensation for forced evictions continue to be seriously and systematically violated in the country.

Freedom of expression and the media

Turkmenistan’s Media Law prohibits censorship and guarantees media independence, but in practice, there are no media freedoms. The authorities tightly control all national… >> подробнее

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29.03.2018 Another Death of a Disappeared Person
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13.03.2018 Statement on the Death in Custody of Begmurad Otuzov
03.03.2018 The only way to solve the problem of the disappeared persons is to prove they are alive
25.02.2018 15 Years of Secrecy and Despair
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06.01.2018, 01:12 U.S. Hits Pakistan, Iran, Three Central Asian Nations For Religious Freedom Violations
01.01.2018, 17:03 Turkmenistan doubles price of electricity to Afghanistan
13.12.2017, 12:35 Jailed Turkmen Animal Rights Activist Visited By Daughter After Days Held Incommunicado
09.12.2017, 12:31 Turkmenistan Detains Animal-Rights Activist
07.12.2017, 12:23 Turkmenistan, Iran To Seek Mediation Of USD 1.8 Billion Gas Dispute
06.12.2017, 12:26 Lavrov Says 'Key Issues' Regarding Caspian Legal Status Solved
08.11.2017, 21:53 Struggling Turkmenistan Lowers Limit For ATM Withdrawals Abroad
06.11.2017, 19:25 HRW Says Exiled Rights Activist's Mother Targeted In Turkmenistan
02.10.2017, 20:47 Russia, Turkmenistan Pledge Cooperation As Putin Visits Ashgabat
02.10.2017, 20:44 Turkmen President’s Son Named 'Honorary Coach'
20.09.2017, 10:54 Moldova's Gherman Named UN Special Representative For Central Asia
22.08.2017, 03:09 Turkmenistan Opens First Animal Shelter Ahead Of Asian Games Share
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