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International Rights Campaign Calls For Pressure On Turkmen Officials Over Missing Inmates

International Rights Campaign Calls For Pressure On Turkmen Officials Over Missing Inmates

The Prove They Are Alive! rights campaign has called on the international community to pressure Turkmen authorities to curtail the practice of enforced...
Turkmenistan To Merge Parliament With People's Council

Former German Manager On Trial For Bribing Of Turkmen Oil Officials

A former manager of Germany's MAN company has gone on trial in Munich on charges of bribing top officials at the Turkmen state...
Sick Turkmen Avoiding Treatment And Using 'Alternative' Methods Due To Pricey Surgery, Medicine

Sick Turkmen Avoiding Treatment And Using ‘Alternative’ Methods Due To Pricey Surgery, Medicine

Increasingly high prices for medicine and hospital treatment have forced many Turkmen to seek alternative options or, in some cases, even avoid lifesaving...
Former Turkmen Interior Minister Convicted Of Abuse Of Power, Corruption

Former Turkmen Interior Minister Convicted Of Abuse Of Power, Corruption

Former Turkmen Interior Minister Isgender Mulikov, fired by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in October, has been convicted of abuse of power and corruption.Reading from...
Mystery Continues To Surround Turkmen Doctor Who Came Out As Gay

Mystery Continues To Surround Turkmen Doctor Who Came Out As Gay

Mystery continues to surround a 24-year-old doctor from Ashgabat since he came out as gay in an interview with RFE/RL in October and...
Turkmen Turn To Uzbekistan To Stem Major Cash Shortage

Turkmen Turn To Uzbekistan To Stem Major Cash Shortage

Hundreds of people line up behind the gate of the Uzbek Embassy in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, at the crack of dawn each...
A Turkmen Doctor Came Out And Now He (And His Family) Have Gone Missing

A Turkmen Doctor Came Out And Now He (And His Family) Have Gone Missing

A young man in Turkmenistan who detailed his tormented life being gay in a conservative country has vanished along with his family after...
Turkmen Woman Sentenced To 12 Years In Belarus For Murdering Her Baby

Turkmen Woman Sentenced To 12 Years In Belarus For Murdering Her Baby

A court in Belarus has sentenced a Turkmen woman to 12 years in prison for murdering her 2-month-old daughter.The Brest Regional Court in...
Gay Turkmen Doctor Who Vanished Returns Home, Recants

Gay Turkmen Doctor Who Vanished Returns Home, Recants

A 24-year-old doctor from Turkmenistan who admitted he was gay and went missing on October 24 after obeying a police summons has reappeared...
Turkmen Trade Minister Jailed On Corruption Charges After Sacking

A Niyazov Classic Remade For Contemporary Turkmen State Television

Turkmen state television is usually filled with happy faces, people singing and dancing, seemingly enjoying hard and sometimes unpaid work in a field...
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