Constitution (1992, as amended 2006) (excerpt)

[unofficial translation]

The Constitution of Turkmenistan

of 18 May 1992 last amended on 26 December 2006



Art. 28: "… Political parties and other public organizations may not be created or allowed to operate if they aim to forcibly change the constitutional system, admit of violence in their activities, or campaign against the constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, engage in propaganda of war or racial, ethnic, social and religious enmity, or infringe on people’s health and morality; it is likewise forbidden to create paramilitary organizations and political parties based on ethnic or religious criteria."