Statement by Members of The European Parliament, Human Rights Defenders and Independent Journalists

Statement by Members of The European Parliament, Human Rights Defenders and Independent Journalists “July 16 marks the first anniversary of the arrest of Dr Hursanay Ismatullaeva from Turkmenistan. She is serving a nine-year prison term for criminal charges that were clearly in retaliation for her labour dispute becoming a topic for discussion at a European Parliament event.

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