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Azerbaijan - Azeri journalist charged with high treason could face life sentence

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Reporters Without Borders is angered by the escalating judicial harassment of Gilal Mamedov, editor of the newspaper Talysh Sado (Voice of the Talysh), who was arrested on 21 June and could face life imprisonment. “We are totally outraged at the latest charges levelled against Gilal Mamedov and at the penalty he could face,” the press freedom organization said. “This is quite absurd and is an indication of the growing tension between the Iranian and Azeri secret services. This escalation (...)

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