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US STATE DEPARTMENT SLAMS AZERI GOVERNMENT FOR SENTENCING JOURNALIST ABDUCTED FROM GEORGIA

The U.S. State Department’s Spokesperson Heather Nauert‏  released official statement on January 12th about the sentencing of Azeri Journalist (Afgan Mukhtarli) abducted from Georgia by Azeri Sp...

NEW CHARGE BROUGHT AGAINST JAILED JOURNALIST 3 MONTHS BEFORE HIS RELEASE

This article was originally published by Caucasian Knot Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Sadigov, convicted on charges of assaulting a woman in the reception room at the office of the head of the Jalilaba...

US STATE DEPARTMENT WARNS FOR POSSIBLE TERROR ATTACKS IN AZERBAIJAN

The US State Department has advised travelers to “exercise increased caution in Azerbaijan due to the risk of terrorism.” On 10 January, the State Department launched a new system of travel advisories...

Zakharova : STATE DEPARTMENT’s AZERBAIJAN WARNING IS COMPLETE NONSENSE

‘The US State Department’s statement on Azerbaijan is a complete nonsense. Only people who have never been to Azerbaijan could recommend not to visit the country,’ spokesperson for t...

COPYRIGHT: A NEW WEAPON AGAINST ONLINE MEDIA IN AZERBAIJAN

This article was originally published by Coda Story YouTube’s copyright rules are being abused by the Azerbaijan government in an attempt to censor content from the global video-sharing site according...

NEW TAX MINISTER SACKS DOZENS

64 employees of the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan have been dismissed from their positions, Trend Agency reports with reference to the Ministry of Taxes. The ministry said the dismissed are to remai...

MY ARREST IS THE REVENGE OF AUTHORITIES

On January 4, the testimony of witnesses was finished at the trial of the deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party Gezal Bayramli, after which the accused herself spoke. Bayramli said that her arres...

WORLD’S BEST AIRPORT IN A COUNTRY WITH BEST CAMOUFLAGE SKILLS

So The Jakarta Post published this list of 13 best airports in the world. It is awesome to see Azerbaijan’s new international airport featured on the list, and I am not surprised our media outle...

CONFLICTING STATEMENTS DURING TRIAL OF AFGAN MUKHTARLI

At the Balakan District Court, Afgan Mukhtarli’s trial on 28 December started with a scandal. Court officials impeded journalists from filming outside, and then prohibited them from entering the court...

WILL WE EVER SEE THE END OF INFORMATION CONTROL IN AZERBAIJAN?

At a meeting of NATO allies in Brussels in November 2017, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev highlighted the importance of free speech and internet freedom. A summary published on the official preside...