Category : Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Crackdown on free expression accelerates with conviction of prominent blogger

International organisations call on the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Mehman Huseynov.

Azerbaijan: Journalists strive to cover the country from exile

For Azerbaijan’s president Ilham Aliyev and many other authoritarian leaders across the world, independent journalism and what it represents is bad news.

Mapping Media Freedom: French journalists ejected from Le Pen appearance

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.

Mapping Media Freedom: Five incidents to watch

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.

Azerbaijan: Political prisoners hostages to fossil fuel extraction

International investment in fossil fuel extraction is making me and other Azerbaijani political prisoners hostages to the Aliyev regime.

Rights groups demand justice for journalist Mehman Huseynov tortured in Azerbaijan

Global human rights organisations strongly condemn the abduction and torture of Azerbaijani journalist Mehman Huseynov

Azerbaijan must stop crackdown on freedom of expression

The government of Azerbaijan is carrying out a multi-pronged attack on freedom of expression.

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 16-22 September

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

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 19 August-1 September

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 30 July-18 August

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.

Azerbaijan’s long assault on media freedom

Azerbaijan’s record on press freedom has never been great. Since independence, the country's journalists have faced serious harassment.