Arzu GeybullayevaTamara Grigoryeva | 15 February 2018

The presidential elections were scheduled for next October, but surprisingly the head of state has called them on April 11. Why did president Aliyev take and sign this decision?

Arzu Geybullayeva, freelance journalist

Freelance journalist Arzu Geybullayeva, intervied during the OSCE conference #FEMJournosafe, talks about the online threats she received

2014: The great Azerbaijani crackdown

The right to freedom of expression and association was repeatedly violated in Azerbaijan in the course of 2014. Our timeline lists the main episodes of the ongoing clampdown directed against journalists, bloggers and the local civil society

Mediafreedom ECPMF

Suffocating free expression: Azerbaijani journalist faces 7 years, 6 months in prison
1/9/2015 - Index on Censorship condemns the outrageous sentencing of Khadija Ismayilova
Azerbaijan: journalist Rasim Aliyev dies after beating
11/8/2015 - Independent Azeri journalist Rasim Aliyev dies in Baku, after being beaten following his criticism against a local f...