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Turkmenistan: Activists threatened Space for freedom of expression shrinks

, Index number: EUR 61/7496/2017

Two outspoken women activists were threatened and harassed in recent days in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan’s capital, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, International Partnership for Human Rights, and the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights said today. Turkmenistan’s international partners should publicly call on the Turkmenistani government to immediately end the abuses against activists and ensure that they are able to speak out without fear of retaliation.

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