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HRW Urges Turkmenistan to Allow Journalist to Work Without Hindrance

Human Rights Watch has urged Turkmen authorities to ensure members of the media can carry out their work without reprisal or undue interference.   In the latest in a series of attacks against journalists, Soltan Achilova, a veteran Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Turkmen Service freelancer was questioned by police on October 25, 2016, and then assaulted and robbed by unknown assailants believed to be from the state security service, the rights group said Monday.   Achilova, 67,...

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