Category : Azerbaijan
Monitoring and Advocating for Media Freedom methodology
The project relies on a network of independent journalists who monitor local news sources, speak to individuals involved in the situations and interface with journalist unions to understand the facts of the situation and help put the press freedom violation in a larger context.
Escalating repression against Mehman Huseynov
Member and partner NGOs of 13 Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter calling for urgent action from the international community to ensure the life, health, and rights of imprisoned Azerbaijani photojournalist, video blogger, and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov.
Illiberal democracies: Awash in media without plurality
Visitors to Eurasian countries -- Turkey, Russia, Ukraine or, to a lesser extent, Azerbaijan -- might be impressed by the sheer number of domestic television channels that offer news programming. But all the coverage doesn't translate into media plurality.