Nils Muižnieks | 17 October 2017

LGBT community members in Azerbaijan have been subjected to arbitrary arrests in the last weeks. The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, has addressed the matter

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...