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Azerbaijan Ranks among World's Top Jailers of Journalists


Azerbaijan – Journalists and politicians visit the grave of independent editor Elmar Huseynov, killed in 2005 in Baku, 02Mar2011

Azerbaijan – Journalists and politicians visit the grave of independent editor Elmar Huseynov, killed in 2005 in Baku, 02Mar2011

While Baku prepares to host the international Eurovision Song Contest in May, at least six journalists languish in prison, making Azerbaijan one of the world’s top jailers of journalists worldwide, CPJ said in a statement yesterday.

Read the full statement here.
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