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Nine-year jail term – warning to media ahead of election

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the nine-year jail sentence that a serious crimes court in Baku passed yesterday on Avaz Zeynalli, the (...)

Published on 13 March 2013 Read

Azerbaijan

Courts use heavy damages awards to stifle opposition newspaper

Reporters Without Borders condemns the Azerbaijani judicial system’s determination to bankrupt the country’s main opposition daily, Azadlig, by (...)

Published on 28 February 2013 Read

Azerbaijan

The international community must ask for the release of prisoners targeted for exercising their right to freedom of expression and association

The International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan (IPGA), the Civic Solidarity Platform and local organisations condemn the latest crackdown on (...)

Published on 19 February 2013 Read

Azerbaijan

Leading journalists and activists arrested at protest, mistreated

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the arrest of many leading journalists and netizens during a demonstration in Baku on 26 January, and (...)

Published on 29 January 2013 Read

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s detained journalists must be released

Four journalists wrongly held in prison for many months appeared in court in Baku yesterday in three separate cases. The trial of Hilal Mammadov, (...)

Published on 10 January 2013 Read

Azerbaijan

Correspondent for Iranian media gets presidential pardon

The journalist Anar Bayramli was one of a total 87 detainees who were released under a presidential pardon issued on 26 December to mark the New (...)

Published on 28 December 2012 Read

Azerbaijan

Main opposition daily on verge of suffocation: its editor speaks out

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the decision by an Azeri court to freeze the bank accounts of the opposition newspaper Azadlig, on 5 (...)

Published on 8 November 2012 Read

Azerbaijan

Opposition blogger arrested in growing crackdown ahead of next year’s election

Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns the well-known blogger and opposition activist Zaur Gurbanli’s arbitrary detention for the past four (...)

Published on 3 October 2012 Read

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