Turkmenistan: Environmentalist arrested in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan: Environmentalist arrested in Turkmenistan

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Index Number: EUR 61/006/2009
Date Published: 27 October 2009
Categories: Turkmenistan

Andrei Zatoka, a 53-year-old male environmentalist, was arrested by police in his home town of Dashoguz, northern Turkmenistan, on 20 October. He is believed to be held in a pre-trial detention centre in the town, where he is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He may have been arrested to punish him for his peaceful work as an environmental activist.


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