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Turkmenistan - Five-year sentence for RFE/RL correspondent

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the five-year jail sentence that Dovletmyrat Yazkuliyev, a reporter for the Turkmen-language service of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, received today from a court in Kahka (in Akhal province) at the end of a trial that began yesterday evening (see below). “We are dismayed and shocked,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Yazkuliyev's fate was decided in just a few hours and in violation of all normal judicial procedures. It is still too soon to say (...)

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