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Azerbaijan – Internet freedom under increasing attack in Azerbaijan, report finds

A new report by the Expression Online Initiative, led by the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety, cites restrictive laws and politically-motivated surveillance as factors that hinder Internet freedom in Azerbaijan.

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Journalist’s relatives beaten, home attacked with excavator — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The severe beating of members of journalist Idrak Abbasov 's family and the partial destruction of their home in a Baku

Azerbaijan – Embassy cable confirmed government harassment of RFE/RL — Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Cable 09BAKU6 A classified cable to the US State Department from the US chargé d'affaires in Baku, Donald Lu, on 6

Azerbaijan – Stepping up harassment of media, Nakhchivan expels reporter

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Yafez Hasanov was abducted on 31 August by three unidentified men who drove him to the Iranian border and told him to

Freedom House Releases Report: "Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On"

Freedom House: Freedom House today launched a web feature presenting its latest special report, 'Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On,' to mark the 20th

Attacks on the Press 2010: Azerbaijan

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Top Developments
• European Court orders release of Eynulla Fatullayev; government still jails editor.
• News sites report periodic blocking, typically

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The Dangerous World of Cold War Broadcasting | Richard H Cummings | Historytimes.com

FreeMediaOnline.org Truckee, CA, USA, October 01, 2010 -- Murders of journalists by intelligence services of dictatorial regimes and other enemies of free

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Azerbaijan – Obama urged to press Aliyev for release of journalist and two bloggers

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders wrote to US President Barack Obama asking him to request the release of journalist Eynulla Fatullayev and bloggers

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Azerbaijan – Nine NGOs issue joint statement on deterioration of freedom of expression ahead of elections

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan conducted a three-day freedom of expression mission to Azerbaijan from 7-9 September, during which they

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Rights Groups Address Freedom of Expression Concerns in Azerbaijan

Freedom House: Freedom House today joins ten organizations from the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan on a three-day mission to Baku, Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan court rejects dissident blogger’s appeal

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): A dissident blogger will remain in jail after an Azerbaijani rejected an appeal for early release, RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani

Azerbaijan: Clinton hopes dissident bloggers will be released ‘very soon’

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Following up on her well-received speech to the Community of Democracies, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has used

Russia “in the vanguard” of region’s anti-democratic backlash

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Continuing democratic regression in the non-Baltic former Soviet Union presents a serious challenge to policymakers, according to an

NGOs petition to end torture in Azerbaijan

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Azerbaijani civil society groups are urging international support for an investigation into torture cases in Azerbaijan, RFE/RL reports.

Dissident editor freed; other journalists and bloggers remain behind bars

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: An Azerbaijani editor imprisoned for his critical journalism was released on 18 March after serving more than half of a four-year term,

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