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Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a Peugeot 108, was destroyed by a powerful explosive device...
Azerbaijan Court Fails to Release Journalist Mehman Huseynov

Azerbaijan Court Fails to Release Journalist Mehman Huseynov

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the fact that the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan has failed to release the journalist and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov, and instead referred his case the Court of Appeal. The...
(English) Afgan Mukhtarli Becomes the Winner of the EaP CSF Pavel Sheremet Journalism Award 2017

(English) Afgan Mukhtarli Becomes the Winner of the EaP CSF Pavel Sheremet Journalism Award 2017

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has announced that the imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli became a winner of the EaP CSF Pavel Sheremet Journalism Award 2017. The award ceremony will be held in Tallinn, Estonia on...
Afgan Mukhtarly received a “journalistic award”

Afgan Mukhtarly received a “journalistic award”

The Forum of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society (EAP CSF) announced the arrested Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarly the winner of the “Journalism Prize of Pavel Sheremet – 2017″. The Executive Committee of the Forum notes that Afghan Mukhtarly...
Salvadoran Media Outlets Revista Factum and El Faro Journalists Threatened For Exposing Corruption

Salvadoran Media Outlets Revista Factum and El Faro Journalists Threatened For Exposing Corruption

The journalists of Revista Factum, an online investigative Salvadoran media outlet, are currently under attack for exposing corruption and the existence of death squads in the Special Reaction Forces of the National Civilian Police (Fuerza Especializada...
IRFS Statement: The European Union and The Council of Europe Must Strongly Respond to The Human Rights Violations Committed by The Azerbaijani Authorities

IRFS Statement: The European Union and The Council of Europe Must Strongly Respond to The Human Rights Violations Committed by The Azerbaijani Authorities

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns yesterday’s decision by Baku Appeals Court to, keep veteran journalist Mehman Aliyev in detention. IRFS calls on the European Union, the Council of Europe, the United States and...
Interrogated by Prosecutor’s Office, Mother of Journalist Sent to Intensive Care Unit

Interrogated by Prosecutor’s Office, Mother of Journalist Sent to Intensive Care Unit

Thed mother of the executive director of Internet TV Channel-13 Aziz Orujov, Almaz Hasanova was hospitalized in a serious state of health in the intensive care unit of City Hospital No. 2. Her condition deteriorated sharply during the interrogation in...
Nijat Amiraslanov at large

Nijat Amiraslanov at large

Journalist Nijat Amiraslanov, arrested on an administrative basis, was released on June 21, his relatives said. Amiraslanov after the release of no statements for the press did not. The journalist works in Gazakh, on May 22 of this year he was accused...
The European Court accepted the complaint of Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov

The European Court accepted the complaint of Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov

The European Court of Human Rights has accepted one more complaint of convicted activists Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov, stated the message of the European Court. The complaint relates to a search conducted in the apartment of activists and illegal...
The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict against Ali Insanov

The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict against Ali Insanov

Today the Baku Court of Appeal upheld the verdict against ex-health minister Ali Insanov about his imprisonment for seven years. Insanov was arrested in October 2005 on charges of attempted coup. Subsequently, he was sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment...
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