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Journalists among victims of regime’s violent response to pro-democracy protests

As pro-democracy protests gain pace in Azerbaijan, the regime is cracking down harder on journalists in a desperate attempt to assert its control (...)

Published on 5 April 2011 Read


Journalist abducted and beaten

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns a particularly shocking attack last weekend on Seymour Khaziyev, a journalist with the opposition (...)

Published on 28 March 2011 Read


Parliament cancels creation of information ombudsman

Reporters Without Borders has strongly condemned a parliamentary vote on 21 December that overwhelmingly overturned a plan to create an ombudsman (...)

Published on 10 January 2011 Read


Supreme court rejects imprisoned journalist’s appeal

The supreme court yesterday rejected imprisoned newspaper editor Eynulla Fatullayev’s appeal against a 30-month jail sentence on a clearly (...)

Published on 29 December 2010 Read


Interview with the newly-released video blogger and netizen Adnan Hajizade

Newly-released video blogger and netizen Adnan Hajizade has told Reporters Without Borders in an exclusive interview he is still finding it hard (...)

Published on 30 November 2010 Read


Second blogger freed, one day after his colleague

The blogger Emin Milli was released today by a Baku appeal court, one day after his friend and fellow blogger, Adnan Hajizade, was freed. The (...)

Published on 19 November 2010 Read


Supreme court partially accepts European court ruling but refuses to free journalist

Azerbaijan’s supreme court yesterday partially complied with a European Court of Human Rights ruling from last April by quashing jailed newspaper (...)

Published on 12 November 2010 Read


Joint letter calls for newspaper editor’s release

Reporters Without Borders and nine other press freedom organisations have sent a joint letter to President Ilham Aliev voicing deep concern about (...)

Published on 22 October 2010 Read

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