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CPJ joins call for Azerbaijan to end persecution of investigative reporter

October 16, 2014 5:40 PM ET

A coalition of international press freedom groups, including the Committee to Protect Journalists, today called on Azerbaijani authorities to lift the travel ban and end the politicized prosecution of Khadija Ismayilova, an award-winning investigative reporter. In the past week authorities...

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Reporter on trial in Azerbaijan on criminal libel charges

October 10, 2014 2:21 PM ET

New York, October 10, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the criminal libel charges filed against Khadija Ismayilova, an award-winning investigative journalist in Azerbaijan, and calls on authorities to drop the charges immediately....

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Prominent journalist harassed again in Azerbaijan

February 21, 2014 3:56 PM ET

New York, February 21, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the official harassment of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who is being criminally investigated in Baku in apparent retaliation for her reporting on government corruption. Ismayilova works for...

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Would-Be Repressors Brandish 'Ethics' as Justification

February 12, 2014 2:23 AM ET

Calls for journalists to exercise a sense of responsibility are very often code for censorship. Yet unethical journalism can also imperil the press. By Jean-Paul Marthoz...

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Les futurs bourreaux de la presse brandissent l'« éthique » comme justification

12 février 2014 1h11 ET

Les appels aux journalistes à exercer avec de la responsabilité dissimulent très souvent des intentions cachées d'imposer la censure. Pourtant le manque de scrupules dans le journalisme peut aussi en mettre la presse en danger. Par Jean-Paul Marthoz...

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Potenciales represores alardean de 'ética' para justificarse

12 de Febrero 2014 1:08 AM ET

Los llamamientos a los periodistas para que ejerzan un sentido de responsabilidad son muy a menudo un código de censura. Sin embargo, el periodismo no ético también puede poner en peligro la prensa. Por Jean-Paul Marthoz...

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Aspirantes a repressores brandem "ética" como justificativa

fevereiro 12, 2014 1:01 AM ET

Pedidos para que os jornalistas exercitem um senso de responsabilidade são muitas vezes o código de censura. No entanto, o jornalismo antiético também pode pôr a imprensa em perigo. Por Jean-Paul Marthoz...

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Attacks on the Press 2010: Azerbaijan

February 15, 2011 12:46 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments • European Court orders release of Eynulla Fatullayev; government still jails editor. • News sites report periodic blocking, typically when sensitive stories are posted. Key Statistic 4: Journalists interrogated by security agents after running...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Azerbaijan

February 16, 2010 12:49 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal;margins:5px;} Top Developments• Critical reporters jailed for defamation, “hooliganism.”• CPJ honors imprisoned editor Eynulla Fatullayev. Key Statistic 68: Novruzali Mamedov’s age when he died in prison after being denied medical care. Using imprisonment as a crude form of censorship, the...

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