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Newspaper editor freed on presidential pardon after four years in prison

Reporters Without Borders is enormously relieved that Realny Azerbaijan editor Eynulla Fatullayev was finally released yesterday on a (...)

Published on 27 May 2011 Read


Blogger sentenced to two years in prison

A district court in the western city of Ganja yesterday sentenced the blogger Bakhtiyar Hajiyev to two years in prison on a charge of evading (...)

Published on 19 May 2011 Read


Authorities arrest foreign TV journalists covering protest

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that three Swedish TV journalists were arrested while preparing to cover an opposition (...)

Published on 18 April 2011 Read


PACE Must Take Action to Address Alarming Freedom of Expression Situation

Member organisations of the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan (IPGA) are deeply concerned by the rapidly deteriorating freedom of (...)

Published on 12 April 2011 Read


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

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