Category : Azadliq

Azadliq: “We are working under the dual threat of government harassment and financial insecurity”

alt informationOn 14 June, Qasid, an Azerbaijan's state-owned media distributor warned that it will shut down the 2014 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winning newspaper Azadliq

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 2-16 June

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union

Azerbaijan: Harassment of Meydan TV must stop

alt informationIndex on Censorship strongly condemns the launch of a criminal investigation into online media outlet Meydan TV.

Azerbaijan: Independent newspaper Azadliq faces imminent closure

alt informationThe Index award-winning paper is widely recognised as one of the last remaining independent news outlets operating inside the country

Azerbaijan: Journalist sentenced to five years for “aggravated hooliganism”

Azerbaijani journalist Seymur Hezi, who works for Index on Censorship Free of Expression Award-winning newspaper Azadliq, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for "aggravated hooliganism"

Seymur Hezi: Letter from an Azerbaijani prison

alt informationJournalist Seymur Hezi, who works for Index award-winning Azadliq newspaper, has written to his supporters from prison where he is awaiting trial on trumped up charges.

Azerbaijan: Azadliq journalist detained in continuing crackdown

alt informationIn the latest move against civil society in the country, Seymour Hazy, a reporter working for Azadliq, Azerbaijan’s last independent newspaper, was sentenced to two months pretrial detention on Monday, charged with disorderly conduct. Andrei Aliaksandrau reports

Azadliq editor not hopeful for future of Azerbaijan’s last independent daily

alt informationIndex Award winning Azadliq newspaper was forced into cancelling its print run last week with little hope of restoring its publication.

Azerbaijan: Azadliq forced to suspend publication

alt informationOne of the few remaining independent media outlets in Azerbaijan, the 2014 Index on Censorship Guardian Journalism Award-winning newspaper Azadliq has been forced to suspend publication due to an ongoing financial crisis.

Five things to remember about Azerbaijan

alt informationThe sentencing of eight youth activists this week is just the latest addition to a long list of human rights abuses by Azerbaijani authorities

The Guardian Journalism Award winner Azadliq

Azadliq has been named The Guardian Journalism Award winner.

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Journalism nominee Azadliq

One of the few remaining independent media outlets in Azerbaijan, Azadliq has continued to report on government corruption and cronyism in spite of increasing pressures and a financial squeeze enforced by the authorities.