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Jailed Azerbaijani Journalist Honored With Prestigious HRW Award

Human Rights Watch says it is honoring imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova with its prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism. The award is named after the internationally known American human rights activist who died in 2009.  It celebrates the valor of individuals who risk their lives to protect the dignity and rights of others, the rights group said.   In a statement Thursday, HRW noted the prominent investigative journalist has...

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