Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade

Leaders of the U.S. Helsinki Commission published press releases after a Baku court denied the appeal of youth activists and bloggers. They Criticise Azeri government for not releasing youth activists and bloggers Emin Milli (Abdullayev) and Adnan Hajizade, who were sentenced to prison last November.

“This is the latest in a long series of setbacks for independent journalism and civil society in Azerbaijan,” said Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission). “It is clear why the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media labeled Azerbaijan the pre-eminent jailer of journalists in the OSCE region.” Read More…

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