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Azerbaijan: Media Concerns

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Elections, Human Rights, LGBTQ+, Media & Journalism, Politics

Writing on AFP's Correspondent blog, the news organization's Caucasus Bureau Chief, Michael Mainville, laments the state of the media in Azerbaijan. The post recognizes the pressures and restrictions in place on local journalists in the oil-rich country and comments on the case of Agil Khalil [1] who has been recognized by Amnesty International in its annual Journalism Under Threat awards.