Thursday, September 03, 2015

Video Baku Court Jails Journalist Ismayilova For 7 1/2 Years, Sentence Condemned

A Baku court has sentenced investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova to 7 1/2 years in prison on charges considered by many to be retribution for her reports on corruption involving senior officials.

Baku Court Delays Ismayilova Verdict

Investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova delivered a scathing final statement in a Baku courtroom on August 31, calling Azerbaijan's government a "repression machine" and dismissing her trial as a "scam" aimed to silence her.

Russian Soldiers Jailed In Tajik Killing

Two Russian soldiers have been found guilty of killing a Tajik taxi driver and sentenced to lengthy prison terms.

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