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Published on 23 May 2013Read

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

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

Turkmenistan

Two journalists finally allowed to travel

According to the Turkmen news website Khronika Turkmenistana, husband-and-wife journalists Annamamed Myatyiev and Elena Myatiyeva were allowed to (...)

Published on 13 July 2010 Read

Turkmenistan

Regime urged to free imprisoned journalists for French human rights ambassador’s visit

As French ambassador for human rights François Zimeray begins a three-day visit to Turkmenistan today, Reporters Without Borders would like to use (...)

Published on 26 May 2010 Read

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