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RFE/RL correspondent freed

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Rovshen Yazmuhamedov (Ровшан Язмухаммедов), a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Turkmen (...)

Published on 23 May 2013 Read


Two journalists freed after seven years in prison in appalling conditions

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that journalists and human rights activists Annakurban Amanklychev and Sapardurdy Khadjiyev were (...)

Published on 18 February 2013 Read


Country’s first media law starts life as dead letter

The first media law in the history of Turkmenistan came into effect on 4 January. In principle, it proclaims freedom of expression and bans (...)

Published on 9 January 2013 Read


Turkmen president lines up reelection victory: « Long live one-party rule ! »

Reporters Without Borders congratulates President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in advance on succeeding in his bid to be reelected tomorrow with (...)

Published on 11 February 2012 Read


Open letter to German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle

On the eve of German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle’s visit to Turkmenistan tomorrow, Reporters Without Borders and the Turkmenistan Helsinki (...)

Published on 16 November 2011 Read


RFE/RL correspondent freed under presidential amnesty

Dovletmyrat Yazkuliyev has been freed under a presidential amnesty on 26 October 2011. 05.10.2011 - Five-year sentence for RFE/RL correspondent (...)

Published on 27 October 2011 Read


Confined to a psychiatric hospital for talking to a radio station

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Amangelen Shapudakov, an 80-year-old activist, has been confined to a psychiatric hospital (...)

Published on 5 April 2011 Read


Open letter to President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso

Mr. José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission Paris, 14 January 2011 Dear President Barroso, Reporters Without Borders, an (...)

Published on 14 January 2011 Read

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