Tag: azerbaijan

November 20, 2009 / Text

A recent podcast on this site was dedicated to telling the story of the Azeri videobloggers/youth activists who were attacked, arrested and held on a hooliganism charge. At that time their sentence had still not been decided.  In this past week the verdict was handed…

November 2, 2009 / Audio

Emin and Adnan were having dinner in downtown restaurant in Baku over the summer, when suddenly the two video bloggers were attacked, later wound up in jail, and they remain behind bars today awaiting trial for the charge of “hooliganism”. What happened in that restaurant…

November 1, 2009 / Text

This month marks the beginning of a series in both text as well as podcasts, focusing on journalists of all kinds who have been stopped from doing their work.  Whether they’ve been spied on, detained, deported or even murdered, the point of this series will…