Screen capture of a video showing Saparmamed Nepeskuliev

On the one year anniversary of the imprisonment of Saparmamed Nepeskuliev, a contributor to RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service and other independent news outlets, RFE/RL joined a chorus of international organizations calling for his freedom.

RFE/RL freelancer missing In Turkmenistan

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The July arrest of RFE/RL Turkmen Service Correspondent Saparmamed Nepeskuliev is the latest in a series of escalating attacks on independent journalists in Turkmenistan.