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Journalist abducted by police and questioned for two hours

“Karimov’s abduction by the very people who are supposed to ensure respect for public order is deeply shocking,” said Johann Bihr, the head of the (...)

Published on 28 November 2014 Read


Another journalist falls victim to persecution of independent media

A reporter for the leading opposition daily Azadlig and producer of “Azerbaycan Saati,” a TV programme linked to the newspaper that is broadcast by (...)

Published on 4 November 2014 Read


Ilham Aliyev in Paris - open letter to François Hollande

Dear President Hollande, Reporters Without Borders, an organization that defends freedom of information, would like to draw your attention to (...)

Published on 25 October 2014 Read


Stop harassment and legal action against leading investigative journalist

As part of the International Partnership Group on Azerbaijan (IPGA), APC, ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Index on Censorship, (...)

Published on 16 October 2014 Read


Opposition journalist latest victim in Azerbaijan crackdown

Provocation used again as a weapon of intimidation Khaziyev is an eminent Azadlig reporter and is also a presenter of the programme “Azerbaycan (...)

Published on 11 September 2014 Read


Journalist beaten unconscious in Azerbaijani exclave

Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked to learn that Ilgar Nasibov, a journalist and human rights defender, was beaten unconscious yesterday (...)

Published on 23 August 2014 Read


Repression unleashed against information freedom defenders

The Azerbaijani government has been waging an unprecedented drive since July against human rights advocates, independent journalists, and their (...)

Published on 18 August 2014 Read


Main opposition newspaper forced to halt publication

Update: After being forced to suspend printing for five days, the opposition daily Azadlig resumed publishing a print edition yesterday after (...)

Published on 7 August 2014 Read

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