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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


Rauf Mirkadyrov should not be in prison!

Reporters Without Borders is outraged to learn that a Baku court extended journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov’s pre-trial detention for another four months (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read


Another outspoken blogger gets a long jail sentence in Azerbaijan

Reporters Without Borders condemns the five-year jail sentence that Omar Mamedov, a 19-year-old blogger and opposition activist, has received (...)

Published on 11 July 2014 Read


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

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