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  • Azerbaijan: Crackdown on free expression accelerates with upheld conviction of prominent blogger
  • Azerbaijan: Crackdown on free expression accelerates with upheld conviction of prominent blogger

    The undersigned organisations condemn in the strongest possible terms today's sentencing of Mehman Huseynov, Azerbaijani journalist and chairman of the country's leading freedom of expression group, Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety, to two years in jail on defamation charges. He was taken into custody from the court room, without being allowed to speak in his defence.

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