The Decree of the People’s Council (Halk Maslakhati) “On declaring as treason separate illegal actions, as well as penalties for traitors of the nation

This is the Decree of the People’s Council ( Halk Maslakati), which was use to justify life sentences for at least five of those convicted in the alleged coup on Pres. Niyazov, and which places ‘traitors of the Nation’ outside the full protection of the Criminal Code of Turkmenistan. Click here for the transcript of the Decree in Russian.