Azerbaijani prosecutor requests harsh jail term for editor

Feb 13, 2013 Full story: CPJ Press Freedom Online

A state prosecutor in Baku, the capital, asked a court today to convict imprisoned journalist Avaz Zeynally on charges of extortion and bribery and sentence him to 11 years in jail, according to news reports.

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lambroni ardziv

Katy, TX

#1 Feb 15, 2013
it seems there is no FREEDOM OF SPEECH in azikistan you have to tow the government line or else you become a persona non grata you lose your pension and threatened to be jailed and he may be in jail as we speak

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