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Azerbaijani journalist given 15-day sentence following critical Facebook post

Anar Abdulla was convicted of petty hooliganism and disobeying police in a closed trial on Wednesday.

Azerbaijani journalist given 15-day sentence following critical Facebook post

Anar Abdulla was convicted of petty hooliganism and disobeying police in a closed trial on Wednesday.

Criminal case opened for ‘insulting’ Facebook comment on Pashinyan photo

According to Armenian police, the case was initiated ‘without a complaint of the presumably injured party՛․

Criminal case opened for ‘insulting’ Facebook comment on Pashinyan photo

According to Armenian police, the case was initiated ‘without a complaint of the presumably injured party՛․

‘The most vicious interference’: Azerbaijani journalists react to Pegasus revelations

Even journalists who expected to be under some level of state surveillance were shocked by the degree of privacy violation.

‘The most vicious interference’: Azerbaijani journalists react to Pegasus revelations

Even journalists who expected to be under some level of state surveillance were shocked by the degree of privacy violation.

New policies threaten Armenia's press freedom

One new proposed law would penalise ‘insult or slander’ of government officials with up to 2 years in prison. 

New policies threaten Armenia's press freedom

By Ani Avetisyan

One new proposed law would penalise ‘insult or slander’ of government officials with up to 2 years in prison. 

Azerbaijan seeks arrest of critics abroad

Azerbaijan has applied for Interpol red notices against seven people known for their criticism of the government.

Azerbaijan seeks arrest of critics abroad

Azerbaijan has applied for Interpol red notices against seven people known for their criticism of the government.

Journalists demand resignation of Press Council head on Azerbaijan’s National Press Day

Around a dozen journalists marched in front of the Press Council building in Baku demanding the resignation of the Council’s head, Aflatun Amashov.

Journalists demand resignation of Press Council head on Azerbaijan’s National Press Day

Around a dozen journalists marched in front of the Press Council building in Baku demanding the resignation of the Council’s head, Aflatun Amashov.

One year after his arrest Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev faces new charges

The Daghestani journalist was arrested a year ago on charges of ‘financing terrorism’ and ‘participating in a terrorist organisation’.

One year after his arrest Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev faces new charges

The Daghestani journalist was arrested a year ago on charges of ‘financing terrorism’ and ‘participating in a terrorist organisation’.

Armenian newspaper office broken into

The founder of Joghovurd told reporters that ‘nothing of value’ had been taken.

Armenian newspaper office broken into

The founder of Joghovurd told reporters that ‘nothing of value’ had been taken.

Father of Georgia’s TV Pirveli owner charged with money laundering

Fears grow over a clampdown on media a year before the parliamentary elections.

Father of Georgia’s TV Pirveli owner charged with money laundering

Fears grow over a clampdown on media a year before the parliamentary elections.

Daghestani authorities refuse 64th request for protest permit in support of imprisoned journalist

Daghestan’s Ministry of Justice has denied a permit to supporters of Chernovik journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev to hold a protest.

Daghestani authorities refuse 64th request for protest permit in support of imprisoned journalist

Daghestan’s Ministry of Justice has denied a permit to supporters of Chernovik journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev to hold a protest.

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