Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is a country built of facades; facades of modernity and wealth and progress and “democracy”. Facades that hide an underlying ugliness.
London-based daily newspaper Metro ran a feature this month extolling the delights of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Jodie Ginsberg, CEO of Index on Censorship, fills readers in on what Metro missed.
In a new poem written for Index on Censorship, Turkish playwright and author Meltem Arikan explores the status of women in Turkey.
The Dutch Caribbean island is far behind on press freedom, writes Mitra Nazar