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Blasphemy at the puppet theatre: death metal band sparks freedom of speech debate in Armenia

The controversy was sparked by a Facebook post calling Polish band Vader: ‘Satanist’.

Blasphemy at the puppet theatre: death metal band sparks freedom of speech debate in Armenia

By Hovhannes Ishkhanyan

The controversy was sparked by a Facebook post calling Polish band Vader: ‘Satanist’.

Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

Georgian opposition activist sentenced to 9 months for insulting judge

Zviad Kuprava made the comments about the judge, who was not present, in the court canteen.

New anti–hate speech bill for Georgian TV stations slammed by rights groups

the Coalition for Media Advocacy said the bill would give the state leverage to influence the media.

New anti–hate speech bill for Georgian TV stations slammed by rights groups

the Coalition for Media Advocacy said the bill would give the state leverage to influence the media.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

Azerbaijan cuts public funding for newspapers

At least 18 newspapers will lose state support, with a number of them dropping their print editions as a result.

Azerbaijan cuts public funding for newspapers

At least 18 newspapers will lose state support, with a number of them dropping their print editions as a result.

Clashes on road to Telavi as police block protesters from Georgian presidential inauguration

Police blocked off the roads to the city for ‘security reasons’ allowing only invited guests through.

Clashes on road to Telavi as police block protesters from Georgian presidential inauguration

Police blocked off the roads to the city for ‘security reasons’ allowing only invited guests through.

Georgian satirical show put on hold ‘after mocking speaker of parliament’

Vasmedia producers said the show would be back in a week, several hours after Imedi TV’s decision to suspend it.

Georgian satirical show put on hold ‘after mocking speaker of parliament’

Vasmedia producers said the show would be back in a week, several hours after Imedi TV’s decision to suspend it.

Secret audio recordings suggest racket in Georgian Government

In a recording allegedly of one of Georgian Dream’s founders, the second in recent weeks, he is heard demanding cars from the founder of Omega Group.

Secret audio recordings suggest racket in Georgian Government

In a recording allegedly of one of Georgian Dream’s founders, the second in recent weeks, he is heard demanding cars from the founder of Omega Group.

Armenian news site raided by police in wiretapping case

The search of Yerevan.Today’s offices was connected to recordings of phone conversations between two top security chiefs which leaked online last week.

Armenian news site raided by police in wiretapping case

The search of Yerevan.Today’s offices was connected to recordings of phone conversations between two top security chiefs which leaked online last week.

Azerbaijan celebrates National Press Day

As the country commemorated the founding of its first newspaper activists highlighted Azerbaijan’s poor record in media freedom.

Azerbaijan celebrates National Press Day

As the country commemorated the founding of its first newspaper activists highlighted Azerbaijan’s poor record in media freedom.

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