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Azerbaijan: Journalist and writer jailed as ruthless crackdown continues

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Journalist and writer jailed as ruthless crackdown continues 13 November 2013 The Azerbaijani authorities must halt their crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International urged today as a journalist and a writer who criticized the government were jailed on trumped-up charges."Azerbaijan's ruthless and relentless attack on any dissenting voices in the media continues apace with these shameful convictions and jail sentences, which appear to be based on offences fabricated by the prosecution," said John Dalhuisen of Amnesty International.Rashad Ramazanov,…

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