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Journalists attacked; prevented from covering trial

On February 21st Obyektiv TV reporter Abulfat Namazov faced pressure while he was performing his professional duties. As such, during the trial of youth activist Nigar Yagublu in Sumgait Appeals Court, several plain clothed men did not allow media workers and political party activists to enter the courtroom. (more…)

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Alert: Azadlig’s editor summoned over critical article

On February 5th deputy chief editor of Azadliq newspaper Rahim Hajiyev was summoned to the Prosecutor General’s Office, website of the prosecutor’s office reports. Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) research and monitoring team contacted Rahim Hajiyev to get his comments regarding the issue. (more…)

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