Pro-media freedom advocates today protested outside Azerbaijan’s embassy in Moldova’s capital of Chisinau, demanding the Azerbaijani government release imprisoned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, Moldovan newspaper Ziarul De Garda reported.
The Azeri Press Agency (APA) reported Wednesday that a July 22 court date for Khadija Ismayilova has been rescheduled for July 24, according to her lawyer, Fariz Namazli.
A preliminary hearing for investigative journalist and OCCRP partner Khadija Ismayilova has been scheduled for July 22, which is National Press Day in Azerbaijan, according to the Tural News Agency.
The criminal investigation into the case of jailed investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been completed by Azerbaijani prosecutors.
As the $ 8 billion spectacle of the European Games winds down to a close on Friday, the world has gotten a close-up look at the oil-rich nation of Azerbaijan.
In Azerbaijan today, at least 80 people are jailed on what human rights groups say are bogus, politically motivated charges.
Several news outlets in Azerbaijan published a heavily edited and falsified version of a letter by jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova.
Azerbaijani authorities have barred Amnesty International (AI) from entering the country to give a briefing ahead of the European Games.
Khadija IsmayilovaAs Azerbaijan prepares to launch the billion-dollar spectacle of the European Games, today marks six months since investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova was jailed.
A representative of Azerbaijan’s President Aliyev has responded to OCCRP’s latest investigation, calling it a part of a “black public relations” campaign against the oil-rich Caucasus nation.
When Azerbaijani investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova was jailed in Baku last December on trumped-up charges, her colleagues believed the real reason for her incarceration was her reporting on rapacious business deals involving the family and friends of President Ilham Aliyev.
Taxpayers in Azerbaijan lost more than US$ 600 million in a deal that made no sense for all involved except for a murky offshore deeply connected to President Ilham Aliyev.
A court in Baku has indefinitely postponed the appeal of jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova in a defamation case, theIndex on Censorship reports.
By Kara Morgan
As the glittering PEN awards ceremony came to a close on Tuesday, a set of cartoons flashed onto the screen.
Investigative Journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who has been jailed in Azerbaijan since last December, was honored with the prestigious PEN Freedom to Write Award at a gala in New York.
The Swedish National Press Club will honor Azerbaijani investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova in absentia tonight with its 2015 Freedom of Speech Award at a ceremony in Stockholm.
Court guards put investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova in a sound-proof box after she received loud applause at a hearing in a Baku court, Turan News Agency has reported.
The investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who was jailed in Azerbaijan in December, will be awarded the PEN American Center’s prestigious Freedom to Write Award.
Azerbaijani officials linked to human rights abuses should be subject to targeted sanctions by the United States, according to an open letter signed by a group of non-governmental organizations, former diplomats and activists.
The man who accused Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and OCCRP journalist Khadija Ismayilova of driving him to attempt suicide has withdrawn his accusation,RFE/RL reports.
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