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News Releases

Azerbaijan: Government ban on foreign radio stations called 'strategic error'
2008-12-30
Sources News Releases
Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by Azerbaijan's National Television and Radio Councilâ##s decision today to ban foreign radio stations from broadcasting on local FM and medium wave freq...
IFJ and EFJ condemn "outrageous" 7.5 year jail sentence for Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova
2015-09-02
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European organisation, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), have today condemned the sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ism...
IFJ and EFJ Condemn Azerbaijan Call for 'Public Hatred' towards Independent Media
2012-06-14
International Federation of Journalists
Condemning the call by the Azeri government for a show of ‘public hatred' against independent media.
In Azerbaijan, media watchdog raided, equipment confiscated
2014-08-09
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Azerbaijani authorities to stop harassing the Baku-based media freedom group Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety.
Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action
2009-06-03
International Freedom of Expression eXchange
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
Stop harassment and legal action against leading investigative journalist
2014-10-20
Reporters Without Borders
The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately lift the travel ban imposed on Khadija Ismayilova and cease all legal proceedings against her. Against the backdrop of the unprecedented crackdown on civ...
Two Azeri journalists imprisoned, a third sentenced
2009-10-12
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the prison sentences given to journalists at the weekly newspaper Nota on defamation charges.
Well-known Azerbaijan journalist gets five years on absurd charge
2015-02-02
Reporters Without Borders
The latest victim of the crackdown that the authorities began last summer is the well-known journalist Seymour Khazi, who was sentenced to five years in prison on a trumped-up charge of aggravated hoo...

Sources Select Resources

Azerbaijan: Government ban on foreign radio stations called 'strategic error'
Sources News Release
Article
2008
Sources News Releases
Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by Azerbaijan's National Television and Radio Councilâ##s decision today to ban foreign radio stations from broadcasting on local FM and medium wave freq...
Boycott BP's Baku games
Rowell, Andy
Article
2015
Spinwatch
Baku, the oil capital of Azerbaijan, is set to host the 2015 European games. However, it's not just fun and games in this city. Azerbaijan is a country famous for oppressing freedom of speech, abusing...
Deprived of income, Azerbaijani paper is forced to stop publishing
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
One of Azerbaijan’s leading independent newspapers, the Russian-language Zerkalo (Mirror), has been forced to stop publishing because government control of the advertising market and distribution netw...
On the shocking death of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Article
2015
ifex
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety is in shock over the murder of our longtime employee and board member, current Chairman Rasim Aliyev. On August 8, 2015, unknown persons beat Aliyev to with...
Opposition daily throttled financially by lawsuits and dirty tricks
Article
2013
Reporters without Borders
The daily newspaper Azadliq, one of the few remaining opposition news outlets, is now in danger of succumbing to efforts to throttle it financially. Many members of Azadliq’s staff have been individua...
Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression eXchange
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
Stop harassment and legal action against leading investigative journalist
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately lift the travel ban imposed on Khadija Ismayilova and cease all legal proceedings against her. Against the backdrop of the unprecedented crackdown on civ...
Truth Is The First Casualty Of War: Nagorno-Karabakh And Media Misinformation
Tutunjian, Jirair
Article
2016
Countercurrents.org
The Crimean War, in mid-19th century, introduced the world to the cardigan, the raglan jersey, and the balaclava headdress. It also introduced a new profession: the foreign correspondent. And almost i...
Two Azeri journalists imprisoned, a third sentenced
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the prison sentences given to journalists at the weekly newspaper Nota on defamation charges.
Well-known Azerbaijan journalist gets five years on absurd charge
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
The latest victim of the crackdown that the authorities began last summer is the well-known journalist Seymour Khazi, who was sentenced to five years in prison on a trumped-up charge of aggravated hoo...

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