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Open letter to President François Hollande on the occasion of his official visit to Azerbaijan

Subject: The State of Press Freedom in Azerbaijan Dear Mr. President, As you prepare for an official visit to Baku on 11 and 12 May, Reporters (...)

Published on 9 May 2014 Read


Well-known journalist arrested on spying charge after deportation

Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Rauf Mirkadyrov, a well-known columnist with the independent (...)

Published on 23 April 2014 Read


Another journalist gets a long jail term

Reporters Without Borders condemns the five-year jail sentence that a municipal court in the northern city of Sheki passed yesterday on the (...)

Published on 18 March 2014 Read


Opposition daily throttled financially by lawsuits and dirty tricks

After a run-up marked by flagrant violations of political pluralism and freedom of information, President Ilham Aliyev’s reelection by an (...)

Published on 22 November 2013 Read


Election will not be credible unless people are free to criticise the government

Organisations including the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan, the Civic Solidarity Platform and ARTICLE 19 and local organisations (...)

Published on 8 October 2013 Read


Open letter to Azerbaijani authorities about harassment of investigative journalist

Reporters Without Borders and 10 other international NGOs sent a joint letter to President Ilham Aliyev and prosecutor-general Zakir Garalov on (...)

Published on 14 August 2013 Read


New legislative amendments further erode rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly

Download PDF The International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan (IPGA) strongly condemns a series of repressive legislative amendments that (...)

Published on 16 May 2013 Read


UN Member States must hold Azerbaijan to account for deteriorating human rights situation, failing to implement previous commitments

Read the IPGA joint submission to the UPR of Azerbaijan (October 2012) Geneva, 29 April 2013: The member states of the United Nations should (...)

Published on 29 April 2013 Read

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