“Prove They Are Alive!” campaign video address

Yuri Dzhibladze, participant of the “Prove They Are Alive!” campaign recorded a video address on the occasion of the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances. In the address, the campaign expresses its solidarity with the disappeared in Turkmen prisons and their families and demands that the government of Turkmenistan immediately and permanently puts an end to this horrific crime.

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Язгельды Гундогдыев, бывший высокопоставленный чиновник и жертва насильственных исчезновений в Туркменистане, скончался после 18 лет тюремного заключения без связи с внешним миром

Заявление кампании «Покажите их живыми!» Кампании «Покажите их живыми!» стало известно из заслуживающего доверия источника[1], что 28 декабря 2020 года в тюремном заключении скончался бывший высокопоставленный государственный чиновник Туркменистана Язгельды Гундогдыев. 64-летний Гундогдыев являлся бывшим главой международного отдела аппарата президента и бывшим главой администрации Дашогузского велаята. Гундогдыев скончался в колонии, проведя более 18 лет в […]

Yazgeldy Gundogdyev, Former High Ranking Official and a Victim of Enforced Disappearance in Turkmenistan, Dies in Custody after 18 Years of Incommunicado Detention

Statement by the Prove They Are Alive! Campaign The Prove They Are Alive! campaign has learned from a trustworthy source[1] that a former high-ranking Turkmen government official, Yazgeldy Gundogdyev, died in custody on December 28, 2020. Gundogdyev, 64, was former Head of the International Department of the Presidential Administration and the former Head of Administration […]

Happy birthday, Batyr. You are not alone

October 3 marks the 58th anniversary of Batyr Berdyev,  former diplomat and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan. Batyr Berdyev is a victim of enforced disappearances. He disappeared in January 2003  after a closed and unfair trial.  Prove They Are Alive! published a collection of poems written by Batyr Berdyev early in his prison term. Poet and translator […]