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Azerbaijan’s supreme court confirms ailing editor’s five-year jail term

Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday’s decision by Azerbaijan’s supreme court to confirm well-known newspaper editor Hilal Mammadov’s (...)

Published on 26 June 2014 Read


RWB joins Azerbaijan protest at Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Azerbaijan, ranked 160th of 180 countries in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders, assumed the chairmanship (...)

Published on 26 June 2014 Read


Deprived of income, Azerbaijani paper is forced to stop publishing

Broadcasting was already under complete state control and now the independent print media are in the process of collapse as a result of the (...)

Published on 20 June 2014 Read


Another journalist convicted, given eight years in prison

Reporters Without Borders condemns the eight-year jail sentence that the journalist and human rights activist Parviz Hashimli received from a (...)

Published on 16 May 2014 Read


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

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