Radio Azatlyk profiles The Disappeared in Turkmen language

RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service, Radio Azatlyk, has made the information in our report about enforced disappearances in Turkmenistan available in Turkmen, through an interactive page on their website.  Currently, the page profiles 20 individuals who have disappeared inside the prisons of Turkmenistan, with brief information about each case appearing when scrolling over their image.  This important collaboration with Radio Azatlyk provides a …

“A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan”

Prove They Are Alive mentioned in this important piece in The Diplomat ( 24 Sept 2014) by Knox Thames, Director of Policy and Research at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), and Cathy Cosman, Senior Policy Analyst at USCIRF.  Original can be found here.  Following a potentially significant change in U.S. policy, what comes next for the Central Asian …

Turkmenistan: End Enforced Disappearances

Русский Campaign Spotlights Dozens Who Have Heard Nothing about Imprisoned Relatives for More than a Decade Dozens of people have been forcibly disappeared in Turkmenistan, some for more than a decade, a coalition of human rights groups called the Prove They Are Alive! campaign said today in connection with the International Day of the Disappeared, which is on August 30, 2014.  …

Press Release: OSCE Asks Turkmenistan To Prove They Are Alive

 www.provetheyarealive.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 3, 2014  OSCE Asks Turkmenistan To Prove They Are Alive  On July 2, 2014, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly adopted its Baku Declaration, in which it specifically asks the Government of Turkmenistan to provide information on persons who have disappeared in Turkmen prisons, including Boris Shikhmuradov and Batyr Berdiev. The Prove They Are Alive! Campaign has …

Участники международной кампании «Покажите их живыми!» провели брифинг в Швейцарии

17.06.2014, 12:30Гундогар Участники международной кампании «Покажите их живыми!» провели брифинг в Швейцарии 16 июня 2014 года в Женеве в ходе 26-й сессии Совета по правам человека ООН состоялся брифинг на тему «Права человека в Туркменистане и Беларуси: насильственные исчезновения и пытки», организованный Human Rights Watch и Платформой «Гражданская солидарность» в рамках международной кампании «Покажите их живыми!» В качестве докладчиков на …

Crude Accountability: Turkmenistan Refuses to Reveal the Truth About its Political Prisoners

Turkmenistan Refuses to Reveal the Truth About its Political Prisoners Washington, DC May 7, 2014   The National Endowment for Democracy hosted a panel discussion on “Political Prisoners in Turkmenistan: The “Prove They Are Alive!” Campaign on May 2, 2014. As the speakers detailed in their remarks,the government of Turkmenistan refuses to reveal the truth about dozens, perhaps hundreds, of …