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Georgian parliament reinstates controversial powers to sanction broadcast media

Stockholm, October 30, 2023—Georgia’s president should veto legislation bolstering the state regulatory body’s powers to sanction broadcast media, and authorities should work with stakeholders to devise a regulatory framework that enjoys broad industry support, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On October 19, Georgia’s parliament passed amendments to the country’s broadcasting law extending the…

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A girl, draped in Azerbaijan's national flag, walks with a boy on a street in downtown Baku, Azerbaijan on June 18, 2015. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

Azerbaijani court sentences local journalist to six years in prison

New York, January 12, 2018–A district court in Azerbaijan today convicted veteran investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli on charges of illegally crossing the border, resisting police arrest, and contraband, and sentenced him to six years in prison, media reported.

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