Eynulla Fatullayev

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Azerbaijani president pardons five journalists; three left behind bars 

December 28, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 28, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today’s pardon of five journalists imprisoned in Azerbaijan, but it calls on President Ilham Aliyev to free the three journalists who remain unjustly jailed. Samir Sadagatoglu, Rafiq Tagi, Faramaz Novruzoglu,...

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Journalists in prison in 2007

December 5, 2007 7:01 PM ET

CPJ: One in 6 jailed journalists held without charge Census shows an overall decline; China remains the leading jailer...

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2007 prison census: 127 journalists jailed

December 1, 2007 1:34 PM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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Azerbaijan: Ninth journalist imprisoned

November 12, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 12, 2007—Azerbaijani newspaper editor Genimet Zahidov of the prominent opposition daily Azadlig (Freedom) was given two months of pre-trial detention on Sunday while authorities investigate charges of “hooliganism” and inflicting “minor bodily harm.” Zahidov was arrested and...

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Eight journalists now behind bars in Azerbaijan

November 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 7, 2007—The editor-in-chief of a pro-government daily paper in Azerbaijan has been sentenced to prison on criminal defamation and insult charges, making him the eighth journalist in the country currently serving jail time. This imprisonment cements Azerbaijan...

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Editor slammed with hefty sentence

October 30, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 30, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces a lengthy prison sentence handed down today by an Azerbaijani court to independent editor Eynulla Fatullayev. Fatullayev is already serving a two-and-a-half-year prison term for allegedly defaming Azerbaijanis in an...

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In Azerbaijan, persecution of editor continues; CPJ seeks a halt

September 6, 2007 12:00 PM ET

 New York, September 6, 2007—Azerbaijani authorities must stop the persecution of Eynulla Fatullayev, an imprisoned editor who has been hit with a series of politically inspired criminal charges since he began investigating alleged government wrongdoing, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Supreme Court upholds Azerbaijani editor’s prison sentence

August 24, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces the continued imprisonment of Eynulla Fatullayev, editor of the now-shuttered Russian-language weekly Realny Azerbaijan and the Azeri-language daily Gündalik Azarbaycan. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan upheld Fatullayev’s 30-month...

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To mark Press Day, CPJ urges release of jailed Azerbaijani journalists

July 20, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 20, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Azerbaijani authorities to mark the country’s National Press Day on Sunday by releasing the seven journalists jailed in the nation’s prisons. Azerbaijan is the region’s leading jailer of journalists...

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