Dorothy Achmer | 11 October 2018

In Azerbaijan, several lawyers have been suspended from the Bar association over the last few months. All of them were striving to ensure the right to defence for journalists and human rights activists

Absheron’s Bağ Evi: Looking for a Lost Cottage

They were meant for escape from Baku’s sizzling summer days, when high humidity and powerful winds can cover the skin with a gritty, wet film. Bağ evi (literally, “garden house”) are the equivalent of dachas in Russia. Photos by Sheyda Allahverdiyeva

Arzu Geybullayeva, freelance journalist

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

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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...